Digital Dealers

“The majority [of users] seem to be getting it from the Internet,” retired narcotics detective Trinka Porrata told “CyberCrime” about gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), also known as the date rape drug. GHB is one of the most popular drugs available on the Web, according to Porrata, who now works as a drug consultant with Project GHB, a program aimed at raising awareness of GHB addiction and helping GHB addicts recover. GHB, which is colourless, odourless, and almost tasteless, was given its nickname because it is sometimes slipped into an unsuspecting woman drink, causing several hours of unconscious It disappears from the body within 12 hours and leaves the victim with little or no memory of what happened, making it an ideal drug for would be rapists.

Source: July 2002.
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