Ecstasy being disguised as plum powder in Tainan

Tainan Police warn youths to beware of plum powder laced with ecstasy

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/02/09
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 50,000 netizens have shared a post by the Tainan Police

Bags of plum powder laced with MDMA (Image from Tainan Police Facebook page)

Department’s Juvenile Division on its Facebook page Tuesday warning young people to be on the alert for foods and drinks laced with the drug ecstasy disguised as plum powder.

On the Facebook post, Tainan Police warned that beverages and cigarettes are being laced with a variant of the class-two drug MDMA (ecstasy) going by the street name “King Kong” (金剛) and has the appearance, taste, and smell of sweet plum powder. The police also warned people not to eat pickled fruit flavored with plum powder from strangers and to spread the word to their friends and children.

Police advised that the tainted plum powder does not have the telltale putrid smell associated with Ketamine and the effects are even stronger.    [FULL  STORY]

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