2C drugs are a group of psychoactive drugs that have hallucinogenic and stimulant effects. They are synthetic drugs. The 2C family of drugs are often thought of as designer drugs.
Right now there is no current research regarding how addictive these drugs are.
Types of 2C Drugs
2CT-7, 2BC, 2CI and 2CE.
Street names and nicknames
How does it feel when you take them?
Affectionate and/or distorted sense of reality
Hallucinations. You can feel happy and in tune with your surroundings (similar to ecstasy), especially if taken in smaller doses.
How long to take effect?
If taken orally, the effects of 2CB will take about 45 minutes to an hour to come on and will last from 4-8 hours (dose-dependent).
Hallucinations, Breathing Difficulty, Agitation, Aggression, Depression, High Blood Pressure, Stomach Cramps, Elevated Heart Rate, Seizures, Hyperthermia, Psychosis, Death.
2C-B was designed by Alexander Theodore "Sasha" Shulgin in 1974. To start with the drug was used by a number of psychotherapists for experimentation with their clients.
They are inexpensive. Prices can range from around £2-£5 for 2C-Bs £3 per pill for 2CT-7s. But this varies depending on the area.
How are they used?
They are usually snorted, swallowed or smoked.
Tablet and powder forms are the most common forms but they can sometimes be found in liquid form.
2C drugs are class A substances.
Possession - up to 7 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both.
Supply - up to life in prison, an unlimited fine or both.
Driving under the influence of 2c drugs can result in a large fine and a driving ban.
Take them in a safe environment with people you know.
If possible test the drugs to check their strength. This will make dosing more accurate and safer.
Do not mix with cannabis as it strongly intensifies the psychedelic experience and this can be unpleasant.
Dosage/strength can vary massively in non-prescribed pills so be aware of this and start with a small test dose.
The Basement Project - www.thebasementproject.org.uk
Drug Wise UK - www.drugwise.org.uk
Talk to Frank - www.talktofrank.com/drug/2c