GENEVA, Switzerland - August 2016: The World Health Organization (WHO) evaluates the dependence-producing properties and potential harm to health of psychoactive substances. Recommendations from the WHO on whether or not substances should be placed under international control are made to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and are subject to a vote by the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND).
Twelve psychoactive substances will be considered for review at the 38th meeting of the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD), which will be held in Geneva from 14 to 18 November 2016.
2. Butyrfentanyl (Butyrylfentanyl)
3. 4-Methylethcathinone (4-MEC)
4. 3-Methylmethcathinone (3-methyl-N-methylcathinone; 3-MMC)
5. Ethylone (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-ethylcathinone; bk-MDEA; MDEC)
6. Pentedrone (α-Methylaminovalerophenone)
7. Ethylphenidate (EPH)
8. Methiopropamine (MPA)
10. 5F-APINACA (5F-AKB48)
12. XLR-11 (5-Fluoro UR-144, 5F-UR-144)
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