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Report summary: synthetic opioid MT-45

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs’ report on the synthetic opioid known as MT-45.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Report of the ACMD on the synthetic opioid known as MT-45. The ACMD is continuing to review materials which may present sufficient risk to the UK to merit control under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. The materials being monitored include the synthetic opioids, a diverse range of compounds which, by their ability to suppress respiratory function, can present a particular and potentially lethal hazard to users.

Published 14 November 2014