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Rape drug attacks tripled last year-Report-English

(ANSA)-Rome, June 23-Rape drug GBL and GHB seizures tripled in Italy last year, according to Thursday’s annual report of the Central Bureau of Drug Control.

In 2021, GBL seizures increased to 90 liters and GHB seizures increased to 5 liters, he said.

Last year, the report said that about 32 new psychotropic drugs generated to circumvent control were intercepted because they are not yet present at the international table.

These new synthetics have caused tens of thousands of deaths from overdose in the United States.

Last year, a record 20 tons of cocaine was confiscated, an increase of 47% compared to 2020, the report said.

All illicit drug attacks increased by 54 “last year (ANSA).

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