Amphetamine-like effects in Hagigat may prompt ban in Israel

11/15/2004 | Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv, Israel)

Israel's Health Ministry plans to place Hagigat, marketed in the country as a "natural stimulant" and aphrodisiac, on its list of illegal substances because of the hospitalization of more than 20 of the drug's users. The ministry previously had ordered Hagigat, which contains cathinone, similar to the ingredient in qat leaves, removed from store shelves, but could not enforce the order because it is not on the list of illegal drugs.

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