Police have warned of a new and potentially deadly drug that has reached WA.
At least 40 drug samples tested in the past 18 months included the new compound, called dimethoxyphenyl-methoxyphenyl methyl-ethanamine or NBOMe.
Police said there had been several deaths associated with the drug.
The drug causes users to experience hallucinations, a change in their mood, inability to concentrate and feelings of fear and paranoia.
Users’ pupils dilate and their heart rate and blood pressure increases.
The drug has been seen as colourful paper squares, capsules, tablets and powders.Anyone with information on the drug is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.