This document may contain dated information. It remains available to provide access to historical materials. The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to inform the law enforcement and treatment communities about the reappearance of 2C-B Nexus on the club drug scene. The subject areas covered include what 2C-B is, method of use, cost, appearance, doses and effects, potential side effects, identification, and history of the drug.
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Production What is 2C-B? What are other names for 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine? How much does 2C-B cost? How is 2C-B used? What are 2C-B's typical doses and effects? What does 2C-B look like? What are potential side effects of 2C-B use? Who uses 2C-B? Can law enforcement identify 2C-B through field tests? Will urine screens detect the presence of 2C-B?
What is the history of 2C-B? Distribution of the hallucinogen 2C-B 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine has been sporadic since it became a Schedule I drug in Sincehowever, seizures of this drug have increased. Law enforcement authorities in diverse locations across the country have recently reported seizures of 2C-B.
The map depicts locations of some 2C-B seizures since December To Top To Contents. Chicago, Illinois. Upon obtaining permission to search the residence, officers discovered two large, clear bags containing 8, white capsules. Upon analysis, the capsules were determined to be 2C-B.
The man claimed that he was holding the drugs for another individual and believed that the capsules contained MDMA. Police suspect that the drugs were obtained in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Olathe, Kansas. Laboratory analysis determined that the pills were 2C-B. They were small, thick or double-stackedoff-white pills stamped with a bullhead logo. Officers arrested the dealer's source of supply, who also thought the pills were MDMA.
Both of these individuals were Caucasian males.
Kansas City, Missouri. The man, sweating profusely and in need of medical attention, was found to be in possession of 74 white 2C-B tablets.
The tablets were stamped with a bullhead logo. Authorities also seized several bottles and ampules of a liquid that subsequent laboratory analysis determined to be the anabolic steroid testosterone enanthate, a Schedule II controlled substance, and 1,4-butanediol, a precursor chemical for the production of GHB gamma-hydroxybutyrate. Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. The single-scored, round, off-white tablets with brown specks were the first samples of 2C-B the laboratory had encountered.
Laboratory officials would not reveal the exact location of the 2C-B seizures. Houlton, Maine. The year-old was in possession of three pink tablets, 5 millimeters in diameter, with no markings. Laboratory analysis determined them to be 2C-B. The subject refused to cooperate with authorities, who have not seen Nexus since that time.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The department's forensics laboratory later identified the samples as 2C-B.
Investigators purchased the capsules, which were clear and contained an off-white powder, from a female rave party promoter. Las Vegas, Nevada. The distributors were Caucasian males in their midtwenties. Authorities served a search warrant at the residence of one of these individuals and seized over pills and 55 capsules of 2C-B.
The laboratory that analyzed the drugs had received five other samples of 2C-B during This supplier purchased powdered 2C-B in kilogram quantities from an unidentified source. Hampton County, Virginia. The occupants were destined for Philadelphia. After a drug dog alerted on the car, the police searched the vehicle and passengers. Officers confiscated eight capsules containing off-white powder, How to make 2c b determined to be 2C-B, seven capsules of MDMA, and a marijuana pipe.
The drugs were hidden inside a gumball machine. Police arrested a Caucasian female for possession of these drugs. Also in Decembera special agent from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, working in conjunction with the Hampton Police Department, purchased four capsules of methamphetamine from a Caucasian male during a rock concert at the Hampton Coliseum.
Police officers arrested the individual and during a search of his person, seized a plastic bag containing one capsule filled with an off-white powder and several broken capsules.
Laboratory analysis later determined that these capsules contained 2C-B. The suspect was also in possession of MDMA, cocaine, and marijuana. In Augustmembers of the Kent Police in Dover, England, arrested a man in possession of 66 white tablets Since the man had no history of foreign travel or contact with foreigners, officials speculated that the man purchased the drug from a crew member of a ship. Authorities have not encountered 2C-B since this seizure.
Authorities believe the man purchased the drugs over the Internet. Groups responsible for producing and distributing 2C-B are largely unknown to law enforcement. Though research for this Information Bulletin did not identify any recent instances of 2C-B production in the United States, law enforcement authorities in both the United Kingdom and Canada have arrested individuals for manufacturing this drug.
British How to make 2c b arrested a year-old college student for attempting to manufacture Class A drugs. The man set up an elaborate laboratory in a bedroom of his parents' home and obtained enough chemicals to manufacture approximately 7, tablets of 2C-B. In SeptemberCanadian authorities raided a drug laboratory outside Vancouver and arrested an individual wanted by U.
The drug 2C-B can be ingested orally in its pill and capsule forms or "snorted" in its powder form.
Users report that 2C-B's effects are more intense when it is snorted. The drug 2C-B is capable of producing a of effects based on dose.
A small increase in dose may produce radically different, unpredictable, and potentially violent effects. Since this drug is clandestinely produced, users cannot know the exact dose they are ingesting. According to the DEA, 2C-B is a psychoactive substance that produces euphoria and increased visual, auditory, olfactory, and tactile sensations. Doses as low as 4 milligrams make users become passive and relaxed and the effects are similar to those of MDMA.
Acute effects of the novel psychoactive drug 2c-b on emotions
Orally ingesting 8 to 10 milligrams increases 2C-B's stimulating effects and produces a completely intoxicated state. Mild hallucinations are also possible. Doses of 20 to 30 milligrams result in very overt hallucinations. Even higher doses will produce extremely frightful, LSD-type hallucinations and morbid delusions.
Proponents of its use describe the effects of orally ingesting 2C-B in different terms. They consider the drug to be both a psychedelic and an "entactogen" "touching within". At low doses, users report feeling "in touch with themselves and their emotions" and often report erotic sensations. At higher doses, users indicate that moving objects seem to leave "trails" behind them. Surfaces sometimes appear covered with geometric patterns and seem to move or "breathe.
The average duration of the euphoric effects from orally ingested 2C-B ranges between 4 and 8 hours. The table represents estimates from various users of the inception and duration of the stages of the drug's effects.