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Party pills (1st of 3)

Party pills

Until 2008 party pills such as these were widely available in New Zealand. They were particularly popular at dance parties. In 2008 they became illegal and the suppliers began to search for alternatives.

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Reference: Eph-B-NARCOTICS-PP-2007-01

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Jock Phillips, 'Drugs - Hard drugs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 October 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 Sep 2013