A woman in her 20s died after inhaling a substance in a hotel in Maruyamacho in Tokyo's Shibuya district on Monday morning. Police said the woman inhaled a herb which is one of the so-called loophole drugs not banned by law, TV Asahi reported.
According to police, the woman was in the hotel room with a 19-year-old man. The man called 119 at about 6 a.m. to report that his companion had fallen unconscious. She was taken to hospital in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest and was pronounced dead a short time later.
The man was quoted by police as saying that he brought the herbs and that the woman asked if she could inhale, also.© Japan Today