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.
New Psychoactive Substances
Following the example of many other EU member states, Portugal has recently approved a restrictive law on legal highs – threatening to push the use of new psychoactive substances into the shadows.
Our movie gives you an insight of the 2013 trends of international drug control policies
The HCLU interviewed Peter Dunne, the Minister of Revenue of New Zealand. He explained the innovative legislational approach his country has adopted to new psychoactive drugs
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