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counterfeit chocolate bars containg psilocybe mushrooms

PSILOCYBE MUSHROOM CHOCOLATE BARS IN FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA The Arizona Department of Public Safety Northern Regional Crime Laboratory (Flagstaff, Arizona) recently received 174 designer-label chocolate bars that contained plant material, suspected to be either marijuana or Psilocybe mushrooms (see Photo 3). The exhibits (total net mass 10.7 kilograms) were seized in Flagstaff by Arizona Department of Public Safety personnel, incidental to a traffic stop where marijuana was found, and were not originally suspected to contain any controlled substance. However, upon visual inspection, the wrappings were noted to be substandard in appearance (this was confirmed upon direct comparison with the authentic product). Furthermore, upon opening, the suspect bars’ wrappings were made from paper with a different texture and were glued together in a different fashion, and the bars were not wrapped in gold foil like the authentics (see Photo 4a). The suspect bars also lacked the characteristic logos

counterfeit chocolate bars containg psilocybe mushrooms
Terrapinzflyer, Sep 17, 2009