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Narkotik/Narcotics

Ecstacy Pills
 
Picture No.1: Ecstasy in various logo (trademarks)
 
The word "narcotic" comes from the Greek word "narkos" which means sleep.
 
Narcotics are drugs used for medical purposes, however they have potential to be abused as a recreational drug.
 
For narcotics which have depressive effects,  they are often associated with drug such as Heroin and Erimin-5
 
 
Clandestine Lab
 
Picture No.2:  Erimin-5 illegal lab.
 
For narcotic type stimulants, it is often associated with stimulant drugs such as methamphetamine (syabu) and MDMA (Ecstasy).
 
 
 Syabu Crystals
Picture No.3 : Crystal syabu
 
In Malaysia all dangerous drugs are controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which carries severe penalty such as mandatory death sentence.
 
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PART B
 
 
       Type,Price and Purity of Drugs in Malaysia
 
                
No. Type of Drugs Weight
Price
(RM)
Purity (%)
1 Heroine Base  1 kg 102,500.00 80
2 Heroine No.4 1 kg 203,000.00 90
3 Heroine No.3 1 kg   34,000.00 4
4 Cannabis 1 kg     3,700.00 81
5 Methamphetamine (Syabu) 1 kg 180,000.00 68
6 Ketamine 1 kg 23,000.00 76
7 Ecstasy (MDMA) per tablet 50.00 42
8 Yaba (WY) per tablet 30.00 21
9 Erimin 5 per tablet 20.00 7
             
Source : Narcotics Crime Investigation Department, Royal Police of Malaysia(2013)
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