During 2011-12, the four Welsh police forces saw an 83% rise in mephedrone
related offences while in 2012-13 seizures of the drug rose by 165%.
A "CONCERNING" rise in the use of illegal drug mephedrone
has led to a new campaign warning of its dangers.
(4-methylmethcathinone) is a synthetic stimulant drug of the cathinone class.
THe tragic death of a mother who took mephedrone
to lose weight has highlighted the dangers of the drug which is still on the streets of Wales.
Ms Hughes had confessed to her dad that she had taken the drug mephedrone
, also known as meow-meow.
Callum Smith, 25, was accused of giving Helen Henderson mephedrone
and supplying two others with a powder he thought contained the drug.
1 Paul David Williams |(nickname Willybum) Head of the network Williams, 41, of Belmont Street, Bangor, pleaded not guilty but was found guilty of conspiracy to supply heroin, cocaine, herbal cannabis, cannabis, amphetamine and mephedrone
. He got 19 years behind bars.
, also known as Meow, Bubbles and MCAT, is derived from a compound found in a plant called Khat.
THIS New Year's Eve, as the Mumbai Police strengthens its vigilance to crack down on the sale and consumption of drugs, it has a new problem staring at its face-- to control the consumption of Mephedrone
, or Meow Meow.
Recreational drug scenes across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, United States and Asia experienced varying degrees of change around 2009, with the emergence of mephedrone
and other legal psychoactive substances that mirrored the effects of some popular illicit drugs (Dargan, Albert, & Wood, 2010; McElrath & O'Neill, 2011; McElrath & Van Hout, 2011; Measham, Moore, Newcombe, & Welch, 2010; Van Hout & Brennan, 2012).
Arkan Faidolla Hosen, 41, of Derby Street, Sunderland, has been charged with conspiracy to supply heroin, cannabis, and mephedrone
and possessing a prohibited weapon.
TWO Cypriot men suspected of importing 112 kilos of mephedrone
were referred to trial on Thursday before the Larnaca Criminal Court.