Clarification on online reports regarding Strawberry-Flavoured Methamphetamine

23 Jan 2017

It has come to the attention of CNB that there had been online reports circulating about the availability of coloured and strawberry-flavoured methamphetamine[1] targeted at the young.

We would like to inform the public that the advisory on the “strawberry quick” did not come from CNB.  CNB has not come across any cases of strawberry-flavoured methamphetamine in Singapore in recent years.

While there is no specific information about “strawberry quick”, we urge parents to remind their children that drugs are harmful. Unscrupulous traffickers may seek to disguise the harmful nature of drugs by making them look like candy or foodstuff. If you come across such suspected substances or drug sales, please alert CNB and we will look into the matter. You can call us at 1800 325 6666 (24 hours) or email us at”

23 JANUARY 2017

[1] Methamphetamine is highly addictive and is a strong stimulant. It has a very strong effect on the central nervous system and can lead to psychosis, depression, hallucinations and depression. Methamphetamine in its crystallised form is known as methamphetamine hydrochloride. It usually comes in the form of a colourless and odourless crystal that resembles glass fragments or shiny blue-white "rocks" of various sizes. This is why it is more commonly known as 'Ice' in Singapore. Methamphetamine also comes in tablet form (Commonly known as 'Crazy Horse Pill' or 'Ya ba'.