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Industry Groups Take Lead In Outing Drug Disguised As Dietary Supplement

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Four groups say drug identified as “phenibut” is being used in products fraudulently labeled as supplements. The drug, reportedly developed in the former Soviet Union for brain-enhancing properties, has been found in products typically marketed for cognitive benefit and mood enhancement."We're not going to wait for someone to tell us this is not a dietary ingredient," says CRN executive Duffy MacKay.

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