structure changes. The important thing to
remember is that the designer drugs are being manufactured in small
around the country by individuals who are then selling them. Therefore
would be impossible to know precisely what is in the drug and how to
it. It would also be difficult to test for the drug. Click on the
ball to view the article.
Rhodes college has an article
written by Amanda Garrigan, Staff Correspondent, Surviving
Sexual Assault. In the article she indicates that there are 1.3
forcible rapes every minute. She indicates that this new drug (Ruffies)
takes 10 minutes
to take affect and she states it can last for eight to ten hours. that
are additional problems such as loss of inhibition, extreme sleepiness,
and amnesia when combined with alcohol.
Detroit News article of February 20,
1996 by Scripps Howard News Service, "Lawmakers move to limit new
sedative" states that some lawmakers want it declared a
danger before it spreads, while at that time the drug's manufacturer
others believed that to make the drug illegal is an over reaction that
the drug, not the crime.
This site is the March 26, 1977
Testimony of the Massachusetts Medical Society to outlaw the "Date Rape
drugs in support of House Bill 1652. "Although it
is illegal to make, sell or possess in the United States, flunitrazepam
inexpensive, easy to obtain, and becoming increasingly popular with
It is odorless, tasteless, and easily dissolved in liquid...
Doreen Van Lee of News Stringer wrote
an article entitled "Rohypnol,
'the date rape drug' pushed to public forefront." In this article
she mentions GHB which is the "home brew" of the rohypnol tablet. She
GHB is also colorless, odorless and tasteless. GHB can cause dizziness,
vomiting, confusion, seizures, severe respiratory difficulties,