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Sold with names including “bath salts,” “spice,” and meow-meow,” new synthetic designer drugs evade existing laws drugs and offer life threatening consequences for users.
The development of synthetic, designer drugs often outpaces the laws designed to control them, and a new report from the United Nations described a sharp rise in the proliferation of these so-called “legal highs.”
New designer drugs are creatively manufactured and packaged to skirt drug laws.
Use and abuse of "bath salts," a new group of designer drugs, have been increasing in recent years, particularly among teenagers.
Since mephedrone was made illegal in the UK in 2010, the street price of the drug has risen while the quality has degraded, which in turn may have reduced use of the drug.
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