A short video interview with Jean-Paul Grund on the drug 'Krokodil.' The interview was made on the occasion of a new and freely downloadable study, published in the International Journal on Drug Policy.
Mephedrone has proved to be the most successful of the recent wave of novel psychoactive drugs to have appeared on the European recreational market. The only ‘legal high’ to have managed to enter users’ repertoires even after being banned in most countries, it also raised the question of how ‘phantom’ narcotics are to be dealt with.
HCLU won a Freedom of information lawsuit against the Hungarian Ministry of Health for withholding a position paper on the dangerousness of illicit substances. After receiving the document HCLU issued a comprehensive study as a critique.