'Highly toxic' drug on sale

A "HIGHLY toxic" class-A drug is being sold in Scotland, police have warned.

ParaMethoxyMethylAmphetamine, or PMMA, has been found in tablets that look like ecstasy, as well as in some so-called legal highs.

The discovery was made after a series of raids. PMMA has been found in pink tablets with a Rolex Crown logo and white tablets with a four-leaf clover logo, as well as in some products claiming to be legal highs.

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Detective Inspector Tommy Crombie, of the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, said: "Users may believe they have taken a weak ecstasy tablet when they have actually taken a tablet containing this highly toxic substance."

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