In Colombia, the university students use also synthetic drugs.
In Bogota, the young are poisoned with a new synthetic drug whose ingredients are of high risk and are usually sold in heart shapes and color.
The OAS recommended further studies on the new threat in Lima, Quito and La Paz. READ MORE HERE (in spanish)
In South America, Colombia is the biggest producer of the dangerous synthetic drug.
The project DROSICAN of the Organization of Americanm States did a research in order to know what the students of the University of Colombia were consuming, and the main conclusion is : synthetic drugs.
Task began with an epidemiological survey among 8000 students from 10 universities in Colombia. And they found that 70% of that sample identifies the synthetic drug extasis. This is followed by amphetamines, LSD and methamphetamine.
The specialized institutions and its bureaucracy has wide information, including academic, on drugs, as regards the consumption of snuff, alcohol, marijuana, inhalants, cocaine, coca base, base, or crack users, but not so much on the synthetic drugs.
For the latter, due to its rapid expansion and low prices, police and health institutions began to worry. A first chemical study on the content of this newest drugs configured the hypothesis that it could be a dangerous mix of toxic substances. Research has allowed them to find that these drugs is a mix of everything: LSD, various drugs, such as cardiac, cardio medicines, antihistamines-inflammatory and analgesic substances.