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Table 2 Samples containing other substances different from cannabis, cocaine and heroin, per year and by substance

From: Seizures of illicit substances for personal use in two Italian provinces: analysis of trends by type and purity from 2008 to 2017

Substance (form) Samples
n (%)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Ketamine (powder) 7 (9.7) 1   2 1     1 2  
Methadone (liquid) 17 (23.6)   2 6 5    1 1 1 1
Buprenorphine (tablet) 1 (1.4)     1       
Amphetamine (tablets, powder) 10 (13.9)    1 1 3 1 3   1  
Methamphetamine (crystals) 9 (12.5)       1 2 1 2 3
MDMAa
(tablets, powder)
13 (18.1)    3 2 3   5    
Mephedrone (tablets) 3 (4.2)    1      1   1
UR-144 (resin material) 1 (1.4)        1    
LSDb
(blotter)
1 (1.4)         1   
2C-Bc
(blotter)
1 (1.4)        1    
Psilocybe (mushrooms) 1 (1.4)         1   
Butylone (tablet) 1 (1.4)         1   
4-MEC d
(tablet)
1 (1.4)         1   
3-MMC e
(tablet)
1 (1.4)           1
Pentedrone
(tablet)
1 (1.4)           1
Tramadol f
(tablets)
2 (2.8)         1   1
Hypnotics (tablets):
Lormetazepam
Zolpidem
2 (2.8)         1 1  
Total
(%)
72
(100)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.8)
13
(18.0)
10
(13.9)
6
(8.3)
2
(2.8)
13
(18.0)
10
(13.9)
7
(9.7)
8
(11.1)
  1. a MDMA: 3,4-methylene-dioxymethamphetamine; b LSD: D-lysergic acid diethylamide; c 2C-B: 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxybenzeneethanamine; d 4-MEC: 4-methylethcathinone; e 3-MMC: 3-methylmethcathinone; f tropicamide (eye drops) was seized simultaneously