Law enforcement warns about synthetic drug “Pump-It”

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Submitted: Mon, 04/09/2012 - 8:22pm
Updated: Mon, 04/09/2012 - 9:24pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Law enforcement is warning of another synthetic drug on the streets of Wilmington. The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and the Wilmington Police Department joint Downtown Task Force encountered Pump-It this weekend.

Investigators want parents to know if you hear your kids talking about Pump-It, be concerned. While it’s marketed as an “enhanced plant vitamin” and not for human use, many are abusing it to get high.

The Downtown Task Force found two people injecting the substance this weekend. Because it is not illegal, officers did not arrest anyone.

Pump-It is the latest substance law enforcement is dealing with following K-2 and bath salts as a synthetic drug.


  • Das Weibstück says:

    Maybe we should ask Mr. Grooms about this.He should be easy to locate.

  • Guest CommonTater says:

    Really? Really!? LMMFAO!!! If you believe that then you are naive as they come….. Folks will try almost anything these days. Hit it again and go back to sleep…….

  • That Guy says:

    Alright I can solve this problem, LEGALIZE marijuana and kids would not be getting into stuff thats actually going to kill them like bath salts.

  • Jose says:

    I guess this is the section where we put our worthless opinions on how we think other people should live their life huh. Ok I think people should do what they want as long as it doesn’t physically hurt others. If you think otherwise then you are probably a stuck up person probably of white descent, I put probably.

  • Guest Reply says:

    Here’s what this article didn’t tell you about this substance and its effects:
    1.Desired psychological effects
    2.Extreme euphoria
    3.Increased alertness and awareness
    4.Increased wakefulness and arousal
    5.Increased energy and motivation
    6.Mental stimulation/increased concentration
    7.Increased sociability
    8.****Sexual stimulation/aphrodisiac effects ****
    9.Mild empathogenic effects
    10.Diminished perception of the requirement for food and sleep
    (Sounds like the same symptoms some of the TV preachers have)

  • Guest3242 says:

    sounds great! Where can I get some?

  • guesty says:

    1. Extreme paranoia
    2. Extreme psychosis
    3. Increased chance of heart palpitations
    4. Increased chance of hospitalization
    5. Increased feelings of suicide
    6. Mental decrease
    7. Increased amount of talking to furniture
    8. Inability to perform
    9. Increased shaking and tremors
    10. Death

    Yea, sounds like a good time to me. If you are dumb enough to take this stuff, I hope you win a Darwin award.

  • mh says:

    (While it’s marketed as an “enhanced plant vitamin”) Then why is there a photo of a party scene on it and not a plant? Does not look like it was made for plants.

  • Das Weibstück says:

    “synthetic drug”? Aren’t most drugs synthetic?

    “Because it is not illegal, officers did not arrest anyone.”? So I can sit downtown and INJECT say, NyQuil and not get arrested? Geeeezz wtg

  • John Henry says:

    2nd highest violent crime rate in the State and your NHC SD, COW PD and a special task force are all right on top of a legal activity… maybe I will join the force. I was going to try and get on with the GSA.

  • Mother of 2...Now 1 says:

    I was the Mother of 2 Wonderful Sons…Now my youngest Son is dead due to drugs. There are no good Illegal Drugs. DRUGS KILL)I buried my Son three months ago and it has been heart breaking. People please wake-up and think of your families and the pain they endure at the time of your death…and it will come using and abusing your bodies. Get high on life…It can be a Wonderful thing.You don’t need things like this pump it to make you feel good. Be good to yourselfs and love your family for tomorrow may never come, especially if you’re using any substance legal or not to get high! Think about it! Do you wish to Live to see another Day?

  • Guesttenheimer says:

    I believe some people that have addictive personalities would suck rotten frog snot if they thought it would get them high! Geeez, what’s wrong with just enjoying life without always having to have some sort of chemical coursing through your brain?

  • Guest7969 says:

    because our drug laws have been so effective!

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