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2008-09-14 18:00:23

A DRUG that put three Irish people in hospital is still for sale in shops. Clubbers take BZP - benzylpiperazine - to get a rush similar to ecstasy. BZP is already illegal in New Zealand, America, the UK, and Australia, and the EU voted to ban it in March. Despite this the drug - originally developed as a worming medicine to kill parasites in animals - is still legally on sale across Ireland. The pills, with names such as XXX, Frenzy and Silver Bullets, can cause vomiting,...

2008-07-11 09:00:15

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 11, 2008) - Health Canada is advising consumers not to use unauthorized drugs sold by the company Purepillz. Four unauthorized products, "Peaq", "Freq", "PureRush", and "PureSpun" are promoted on the company's Web site as "social tonics" and are described as "safer legal alternatives to more dangerous street drugs." The products contain benzylpiperazine (BZP) and 3-trifluoromethylphenylpiperazine (3-TFMPP), and may pose serious health risks. These products...

2008-07-10 18:00:12

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 10, 2008) - Health Canada is advising consumers not to use unauthorized drugs sold by the company Purepillz. Four unauthorized products, "Peaq", "Freq", "PureRush", and "PureSpun" are promoted on the company's Web site as "social tonics" and are described as "safer legal alternatives to more dangerous street drugs." The products contain benzylpiperazine (BZP) and 3-trifluoromethylphenylpiperazine (3-TFMPP), and may pose serious health risks. These products...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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