What Is BZP And TFMPP?
1-benzylpiperazine (commonly known as BZP), 1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)piperazine (commonly known as TFMPP) were listed as Class A controlled drugs in the First Schedule of the Misuse of Drugs Act on 15 November 2010.
Also known as
- BZP, TFMPP, ‘Party Pills’
- BZP and TFMPP belong to a group of drugs known as piperazines.
- Both are stimulants of the central nervous system and are known to produce stimulant and hallucinatory effects similar to MDMA, commonly known as ‘Ecstasy’.
- Both BZP and TFMPP are known to be distributed as tablets resembling ‘Ecstasy’.
- They may also be known as “party pills”.
What Are The Effects of BZP And TFMPP?
Effects and Dangers
- Heavy Sweating
- Hyperthermia (increased temperature of the body)
- Tachycardia (increased number of heart beats)
What Are The Penalties of Possession or Consumption of BZP And TFMPP?
Possession or consumption of Mephedrone:
- Up to 10 years’ imprisonment or $20,000 fine or both
Illegal traffic of Mephedrone:
- Up to 20 years’ imprisonment and 15 strokes of the cane
Illegal import or export of Mephedrone:
- Up to 30 years of imprisonment or imprisonment for life and 15 strokes of the cane