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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).


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.