What is the drug called CAT?

Joost van der Westhuizen's ex stripper 'girlfriend' Marilize van Emmenis has been caught with half a bag of CAT in her possession. We take a closer look at this dangerous street drug.

Facts on laughing gas (nitrous oxide)

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is a simple gas that, when inhaled, causes rapid analgesia (pain relief), euphoria, mild sedation, and sometimes psychedelic dissociation.


Both the kernel and its covering contain psychoactive components within their oils.

Salvia divinorum

Salvia divinorum is a soft-leaved green plant, native to Southern Mexico, which contains a powerful psychoactive chemical known as Salvinorin.

Ketamine basics

Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic, developed in the mid 1960's, used primarily for veterinary anaesthesiology. Learn more about this drug.

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5-MeO-DMT is a psychoactive tryptamine which was first identified in the mid 20th Century as a chemical in a South American plant entheogen.


GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a naturally occurring component of human cells and in wine.


Ibogaine is a hallucinogenic chemical that can cause profound and long-lasting hallucinations. Learn more about this drug.

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