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Professor of Japanese University of Tatsunori Evamor taught students the manufacture of methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy, in order to “expand their knowledge” on pharmaceuticals. About it reports The Guardian.
The teacher faces up to 10 years in prison. Evamor admitted that in 2013, the students of his class in pharmaceutical Sciences had the opportunity to study MDMA and other designer drugs.
Japanese law requires that research workers obtaining a license from the regional authorities on the production of illicit drugs for academic purposes. It is noted that the Professor had a license issued by the local government, but its term has expired.
Law enforcement officials who reportedly acted on an anonymous tip, during a search of the house and iwamura with the laboratory found traces of 5F-QUPIC — like substance in cannabis. This drug is banned in Japan in 2014.
Local authorities have sent to the Prosecutor of the teacher and several students for questioning. The University apologized to students and their parents and promised to hold explanatory conversation with the Professor at the conclusion of the investigation.
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