Is whoonga a drug?

Is whoonga a drug?

Whoonga is distributed as a fine white powder which is added to marijuana and/or tobacco. This mixture is smoked – the result is said to be one of the most lethal drugs in the world.

How does Nyaope feel?

The effects of nyaope include euphoria, rush and a sense of warmth. It is said that people around the individual who is using or addicted to the drug face different challenges. For example people living with the person using the drug also suffer emotional effects, such as disharmony, stress and depression.

Where is Nyaope most commonly used?

1. Introduction

  • Nyaope is a relatively new designer drug which is commonly used in many Black townships in South Africa.
  • Although the patterns of substance abuse in South Africa have been reported on, there is a dearth of formal studies on nyaope, despite its wide use.

What is Nyaope in English?

(ˈwuːŋɡə) noun slang. a narcotic substance, typically comprising heroin, marijuana, and other substances, smoked as a recreational drug in some parts of South Africa. Also called: nyaope. Collins English Dictionary.

What is nyaope in English?

What is nyaope mixed with?

Nyaope is a mixture of low grade heroin, cannabis products, antiretroviral drugs and other materials added as bulking agents. Street samples of cannabis (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and heroin were mixed with efavirenz and nevirapine tablets to mimic a nyaope sample.

Is nyaope harmful?

It is a highly addictive, dangerous and destructive drug, unique to South Africa. WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF NYAOPE ON A PERSON? Heroin and dagga are addictive. Users of nyaope will experience a sense of euphoria (excitement) and relaxation, but these effects soon wear off and another hit is required.

Is nyaope legal?

Johannesburg – Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has welcomed legislative amendments declaring nyaope an illegal drug. “The move clearly demonstrates that government is on course in winning the war on nyaope,” she said in a statement on Wednesday.