Due to the strong amnesia produced by the drug

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drug”). Due to the strong amnesia produced by the drug, victims would have limited or no memory of the assault.The effects start twenty to thirty minutes after taking the drug, peak within two hours and may persist for eight or even twelve hours. Rohypnol was developed in the 1950’s by a scientist called, “ Leo Sternbach” while he was working in a pharmaceutical company Hoffman- La Roche. Sternbach then had a team of researchers to help him create and introduce benzodiazepines, which was presented in 1975. 1970’s it was used for medical use but in the 1980’s the drug was too abusive. Which now it’s illegal. Rohypnol is called; forget me pill, la rocha, lunch money drug, mexican valium, pingus, R2, roach, ruffies, rophies, and wolfies Psychological effects on the brain is rohypnol is used as a sedative and can make you
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extremely drowsy, resulting in severe memory loss and impaired motor skills. The long term effects on the brain is having the feeling of having no control of being able to function it without the drug. There’s also long term effects of this drug which is nausea, anxiety, and insomnia.
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  • Fall '19
  • Benzodiazepine, Flunitrazepam, Rohypnol, Leo Sternbach

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