1.Street Drugs.org: Ephedra Link:http://www.streetdrugs.org/html%20files/Ephedra.html
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2. What is Ephedrine? Link:http://www.ephedrine-ephedra.com/pages/what_is_ephedrine_1234.html
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3. Dietary Supplements Link: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/dietarysupplements/
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4. Dietary Supplements—Regulatory Issues and Implications for Public Health Link:http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/early/2011/06/30/jama.2011.982.extract
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5. Ingredients-Ephedrine Link: http://sci-toys.com/ingredients/ephedrine.html
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