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March 2017

An AACC/CAP Educational Newsletter for Toxicology Laboratories 
CFTN is registered with the U.S. Library of Congress, ISSN 2374-9679.

CFTN March 2017
Welcome to CFTN for March 2017. Clinical & Forensic Toxicology News for March, 2017 is now available online. Articles in this issue are centered on Skin Ulcers and Lesions and Cocaine Abuse and α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone. Send us feedback and let us know what you think.

Skin Ulcers and Cocaine Abuse

Adulteration with Levamisole Can Cause Serious Skin Lesions

Cocaine use is a well-known public health issue. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime estimated that 17 million people worldwide used cocaine in 2015 (1).

α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone

Dangerous New Cathinone Known As Flakka Evades Immunoassays

In recent years, many new psychoactive substances of different chemical classes have emerged in the illicit drug market.