Also Known as Roofies, The Date Rape Drug

What is Rohypnol?

Rohypnol is a drug that is prescribed to slow down and relax the central nervous system and other muscles. It is classified as a depressant and a schedule IV drug.

Is Rohypnol legal?

No, Rohypnol has never been approved for legal medical use by the Food and Drug Association in the United States. It is illegal to manufacture or sell now, but it had a medical purpose as a sleeping pill at one point. This is why it is classified as a schedule IV drug. Furthermore, Rohypnol is not gone by any means, Rohypnol is legally produced and sold in other countries.

What are the Legal Penalties if caught with, or selling Rohypnol?

If you are caught with it, or caught selling it, the legal penalties are those of a schedule I drug. (Those legal penalties involve long jail time, and stiff fines.)

How does Rohypnol affect people when used?

Rohypnol makes you confused, dizzy, drowsy, causes amnesia, and makes you lose your judgment. Seizures may occur for 1-2 weeks while you are not on the drug

Is Rohypnol addictive? How can a Rohypnol addiction be treated?

Rohypnol also can occasionally produce physical dependence when taken

regularly over a period of time. Rohypnol addiction can be treated the way any other drug addiction would be treated. Through programs for help, and quitting cold turkey people could fix there Rohypnol addiction.

What does Rohypnol look like? And How is it Taken?

How does Rohypnol get to the U.S?

Rohypnol is usually smuggled into the U.S through the Mail and Delivery services. Rohypnol available almost anywhere but it is not localized around here in Maryland. It is the most prevalent in Tijuana Mexico.

How much does Rohypnol cost?

Surveys show that per each dosage pill, it usually costs between $5-$30 dollars.

Has there been recent legislation on Rohypnol?

Since 1996 there has not been any major legislation regarding Rohypnol. Since it was made illegal by the Drug Induced Rape Prevention and Punishment Act 1996, nothing has changed.

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