Warnings have been made about blue 'Punisher' ecstasy pills

Dorset Police have issued a warning about blue ecstasy pills pressed with the skull face Marvel film The Punisher.

The South Western Ambulance Service told the police that two people had to be treated in Bournemouth after suffering "serious side-effects", according to .

It's said one those treated experienced convulsions and psychosis, while the other was vomiting. They were both treated in hospital.

the diamond-shaped pills said they have a "strong aniseed/chemical smell". One user on stated the pills contain 250 to 300mg MDMA, which is a very high dosage.

Detective Inspector Scott Johnson, Bournemouth CID, said: "We would strongly advise people thinking taking substances such as this to think again and want to make them aware this particular batch drugs.

"You can never be sure what you are taking when you use illegal substances and the side-effects are unpredictable and potentially life-threatening.

"If anyone has any information with regards to the sale illegal drugs please contact police to report it."

Councillor David Smith Bournemouth is calling for people to refrain from taking this certain batch pills.

"Clearly, there is a drug pusher, or a team dealers, operating in the area and selling this specific drug.

"I'd always encourage people not to take any illegal substances. Often, you won't know what you're taking. I'd also ask for anyone who knows something about this to call police.

"If you see these pills on a night out, tell security staff about it straight away."

Last month . Dr Lincoln Sargeant, the director public health for the council, said taking the pills could result in "very serious health complications and can even be fatal".

There was a also and were said to contain cocaine and meth.

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