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The UK's legal high ban: raising more problems than solutions?

Spice, Black Mamba, Insane: all are names given to New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), or ‘legal highs,’ and all are banned in the UK from today (May…

Spice, Black Mamba, Insane: all are names given to New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), or ‘legal highs,’ and all are banned in the UK from today (May…

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Call for witnesses: Buying legal highs online

In April, Euronews will launch its new Insiders programme. Taking up from our successful Reporter series, the weekly show will uncover the truth

In April, Euronews will launch its new Insiders programme. Taking up from our successful Reporter series, the weekly show will uncover the truth

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Berlin uncovers 'biggest ever' crystal meth stash

Police in Berlin say they have found the German capital’s biggest ever stash of crystal meth. Some 4.5 kg of metamphetamine, with an estimated

Police in Berlin say they have found the German capital’s biggest ever stash of crystal meth. Some 4.5 kg of metamphetamine, with an estimated

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Poland: 'Strongman' drugs scare puts 150 people in hospital

More than 150 people have been taken to hospital in southern Poland with the symptoms of drug poisoning after taking a substance called ‘Strongman’

More than 150 people have been taken to hospital in southern Poland with the symptoms of drug poisoning after taking a substance called ‘Strongman’

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Synthetic marijuana drug Spice causes hundreds of overdoses in Sweden

A synthetic marijuana drug is being blamed for hundreds of overdoses in Sweden this year. The designer drug known as Spice is available legally over

A synthetic marijuana drug is being blamed for hundreds of overdoses in Sweden this year. The designer drug known as Spice is available legally over

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NY state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes

The US state of New York is allow the medical use of cannabis. Although possession of the drug in the state is currently illegal, around 20

The US state of New York is allow the medical use of cannabis. Although possession of the drug in the state is currently illegal, around 20

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The new challenges of 'designer drugs'

In the past five years the use of dozens of new synthetic, so-called ‘designer’ drugs has been on the rise. They are cheap and easy to get hold of

In the past five years the use of dozens of new synthetic, so-called ‘designer’ drugs has been on the rise. They are cheap and easy to get hold of