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Mephedrone legal high made illegal?

Posted by David Bradley on March 4th, 2010

Mephedrone (2-methylamino-1-p-tolylpropan-1-one), also known as 4-methylmethcathinone (4-MMC), 4-methylephedrone, “meow meow”, “Miaow”, is a stimulant and entactogen drug of the phenethylamine, amphetamine, and cathinone chemical classes. It is reported to be contained in some so-called legal highs and is sometimes sold mixed with methylone, also known as Bubbles.

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Authorities in the Channel Island of Guernsey have told BBC News they are considering classifying the synthetic stimulant mephedrone as a class A drug.