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  • n. The aromatic amine 2-amino-1-phenyl-1-propanone that is the active ingredient of khat

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Examples

  • Officials also found new stimulants belonging to the cathinone family, and new synthetic cannabinoids, which are similar to marijuana.

    Report: New 'Legal Highs' Multiplying in Europe

  • Ryan said cathinone, the parent substance of the drugs, comes from a plant grown in Africa and is regulated.

    Bath Salts: A Growing Drug Problem?

  • Mephedrone is a synthetic form of cathinone, the active ingredient in khat, a stimulant popular in parts of Africa, said Steven Grant, chief of the clinical neuroscience branch at the U.S.

    U.K. Seeks Mephedrone Ban

  • The BMJ letter says that NRG-1 is one of the most prominently discussed second-generation products which have been offered as legal substitutes for mephedrone and five other related pschoactive cathinone compounds which essentially imitate the effects of amphetamines.

    Drug watchdog recommends ban on mephedrone substitutes

  • Cason testified at trial that the defendants had the chemicals and the know-how necessary to manufacture methylcathinone, cathinone, 4-methylaminorex, and n-methyl-4-methylaminorex.

    The Courts, DEA and Drugs by RBrennan

  • The documents described "khat" (an East African plant containing cathinone) and methylaminorex (a drug also known as "rex" or "U4euh," a homophone of euphoria).

    The Courts, DEA and Drugs by RBrennan

  • The active ingredient in the bath salts is a chemical called MDPV, which Ryan says is similar to cathinone, a compound found in khat, a plant that produces leaves that are chewed in Africa.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The researchers studied two popular designer drugs, mephedrone and methylone, analogs of cathinone, a drug found in the plant

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The active ingredient in the bath salts is a chemical called MDPV, which Ryan says is similar to cathinone, a compound found in a plant called khat that produces leaves that are chewed in Africa.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Khat contains cathine and cathinone which, as isolated substances, are banned in the UK, but in khat leaves are not

    BBC News - Home

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