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New Drug Tracking and Monitoring
Traditional drug information sources focus on substances that have been widely used for decades. But, the natural outcome of prohibition is an unending progression of novel, more potent, and less tested drugs. Vendors of these compounds may mislabel or sell them via "stealth packaging".

In order to reduce the harms associated with the use of new drugs, we monitor the situation through volunteers, forums, and medical professionals; analyze chemicals through EcstasyData; coordinate between interested parties; and publish both online and in print. Documenting emerging drugs poses challenges as we balance the needs of those with access to drugs against the possibility of generating interest in those who have not been exposed to them.

About the New Drug Tracking Project
More than a century after "temperance" movements initiated what became the War on Drugs, the world is facing an unprecedented explosion of novel unapproved psychoactive chemicals and plants. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction reported learning of 73 new psychoactive drugs in 2012 and 40 in the first half of 2013.