Warnings issued over ‘Bitcoin’ MDMA pills circulating Greater Manchester
The pills contain a “variable type and content” of “psychoactive drugs”
A warning has been issued over a batch of ‘Bitcoin’ MDMA pills currently circulating in Greater Manchester.
Drug testing organisation Manchester Drug Analysis and Knowledge Exchange (MANDRAKE) shared that the yellow pills embossed with a ‘B’ have been confirmed to contain a “variable type and content of psychoactive drugs.”
The other contents found within the tablets include 4-CBC (chloromethcathinone) and caffeine. MANDRAKE urge that if taken and you feel “unwell” to “seek medical attention” as the drug is being mis-sold.
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See the post below for details.
⛔️CAUTION!⛔️ 27 Feb 22— MANDRAKE (@MANDRAKE_LAB) February 27, 2023
Multiple yellow “Bitcoin” embossed #Ecstasy/#MDMA tablets, confirmed by @MANDRAKE_LAB, to contain variable type/content of #psychoactive drugs (MDMA, caffeine & 4-chloromethcathinone) circulating in #Manchester.
If unwell please seek medical attention. pic.twitter.com/nSh4FRC2nb
Last year Vice reported that MANDRAKE had tested the strongest ecstasy pills ever found in the UK at an unidentified Manchester nightclub.
The 'blue punisher’ pill, a commonly-found press shape, weighed in at 650mg and contained 477mg of MDMA — around triple or quadruple the average pill dose.
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Two laboratories are in operation in conjunction with MANDRAKE based at Manchester Metropolitan University, which is led by Dr Oliver Sutcliffe, Warehouse Project founder Sacha Lord and The Greater Manchester Police (GMP).
Mixmag have contacted MANDRAKE for more information on the subject.
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