Abu Dhabi: The Forensic and Digital Science Center of the Abu Dhabi Department of Justice (ADJD) has discovered a new synthetic cannabinoid narcotic substance, a world first.
The center identified its composition and named it ADB-5’Br-PINACA, registering it in the international database under the name of ADJD Chemical Laboratory. It also publishes a scientific document (Analytical Guidelines) on the website of an international center specialized in the identification of new synthetic drugs.
Under the instruction of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and under the direct supervision of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Deputy Justice Minister Yousef Saeed Al Abri said, This achievement adds to ADJD’s breakout record, UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Justice.
Al Abri praised the efforts of the team working in the chemical laboratory, which managed to discover the new narcotic substance and register it in the global database on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Department of Justice, thus making the name of the UAE Internationally top-ranked concerts. This is in line with the Justice Department’s 2021-2023 strategic plan, which emphasizes the value of working with international partners to help maintain safety and stability in society, he said.
Saeed Al Amoudi, director of the Center for Forensic and Digital Sciences, explained that this breakthrough was achieved after the initial determination of the composition and name of the new narcotic substance and its registration in the international database of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in September 2022, in the form of ADJD Chemistry Laboratory in the name of.
A collaboration on this topic followed with the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE), one of the centers specialized in the discovery and identification of new psychoactive substance types. It is possible to confirm the properties of substances after production, publish scientific documentation (guidance of analysis), assign permanent names to substances, and publish findings on CFSRE’s website.