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Drug Identification Chart: PCP

Cannabis (Hash oil)
Cannabis
(Hash oil)
Cannabis (Hashish)
Cannabis
(Hashish)
Cannabis (Marihuana)
Cannabis
(Marihuana)
Cocaine (Crystals)
Cocaine
(Crystals)
Cocaine (Rocks)
Cocaine
(Rocks)
GHB
LSD (Blotting Paper)
LSD
(Blotting Paper)
LSD (Tablets)
LSD
(Tablets)
Methamphetamine (Crystals)
Methamphe tamine
(Crystals)
Methamphetamine (Powder)
Methamphetamine (Tablets)
Kétamine (Liquid)
Kétamine
(Liquid)
Kétamine (Powder)
Kétamine
(Powder)
Kétamine (Tablets)
Kétamine
(Tablets)
PCP (Powder)
PCP
(Powder)
PCP (Tablets)
PCP
(Tablets)

PCP (phencyclidine) (Powder)

PCP (phencyclidine) (Powder)

Description: Pale to yellowish, tan to brown powder

Street Names: Mescaline, Mess, Horse, Angel Dust, TH, Peace Pill, Crazy Eddie

Methods of Use: Inhaled, Ingested, Injected

Category: Perception-distorting (Substance that alters sensory perception. It causes changes in user’s mood, thoughts and consciousness)

Stimulant (Substance that activates the psychic functions by increasing wakefulness and general brain activity. By accelerating the thinking process, it makes the user more alert and energetic.)

Most Commonly Cited Effects: Euphoria, relaxation, hallucinations, dissociation from mind, body and outside world, effects of drunkenness, cyclical behaviour between periods of calm and rage

Detection Method: Very strong physically, insensitive to pain, completely confused, wild-eyed

Appendices: I

Law and Offences: Controlled Drug and Substances Act – Possession: section 4(1) – Possession with intent to traffic: section 5(2) – Trafficking: section 5(1) – Import-Export: section 6(1) – Possession with intent to export: section 6(2) – Manufacturing: section 7(1)

PCP (phencyclidine) (Tablets)

PCP (phencyclidine) (Tablets)

Description: Tablets (NB: also commonly seen in liquid form)

Street Names: Mescaline, Mess, Horse, Angel Dust, TH, Peace Pill, Crazy Eddie

Methods of Use: Ingested

Category: Perception-distorting (Substance that alters sensory perception. It causes changes in user’s mood, thoughts and consciousness)

Most Commonly Cited Effects: Hallucinations, altered perceptions, restlessness

Detection Method: Hilarity, hallucinations, excitable, wild-eyed, dilated pupils

Appendices: III

Law and Offences: Controlled Drug and Substances Act – Possession: section 4(1) – Possession with intent to traffic: section 5(2) – Trafficking: section 5(1) – Import-Export: section 6(1) – Possession with intent to export: section 6(2) – Manufacturing: section 7(1)