Tag Archive: NPS

Feb 05

Which legal highs will soon become illegal highs?

Legal highs – also known as New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) – are a constant concern. Whether it’s prison officers falling ill after inhaling legal highs used by inmates or high-profile sports stars believed to have had chemical reactions after apparently taking them, it seems they are always in the news. But what are legal highs? …

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Jan 16

Can we stay on top of legal highs?

  Last week it emerged that the UK death rate from Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS), more commonly known as ‘legal highs’, is double the European average. Experts also warned that the rate at which new drugs are entering the market continues to rise. Legal highs are a global problem. A UN report last week declared that …

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