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Ketamine Possession is not controlled by misuse of drugs legislation, but sale or supply is illegal under the Medicines Act.
Can cause problems with vision, loss of coordination, and frightening hallucinations that require assistance and reassurance from others.
It is particularly dangerous if used in combination with depressants such as alcohol or heroin. It can make some mental health problems worse.
Prolonged use can cause disorientation and detachment from reality but the long-term effects are not well understood.
Khat Khat is not an illegal drug in the United Kingdom. It is however, illegal in many other countries including the United States. Khat contains the substances Cathine and Cathinone which become Class C drugs.
It can increase feelings of anxiety and aggression. Some users find it makes them very irritable, in some cases extremely angry and even violent.
Anyone suffering from pre-existing mental health problems should avoid using Khat. Frequent users may develop insomnia, heart problems and sexual problems like impotence.
Killer Class A Drug.
PMA affects the body's temperature control and as it is stronger than Ecstasy the risk of overheating is much greater.
Users require immediate help if they feel their temperature soaring on the dance floor and anyone with a heart condition, blood pressure problems, epilepsy or asthma can have a very dangerous reaction to the drug.
Frequent use can also bring on paranoia and depression.

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