Legal highs evade being banned as scientists run out of cash to test them – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2012 in budgets, drug offences, news by sally

“Scientists studying Britain’s rapidly increasing number of synthetic recreational drugs are struggling to assess the risks they pose because money for testing is being cut. Legal highs are flourishing as their manufacturers seek to stay ahead of drug classification laws by tweaking the chemical composition of their legal products to replicate the effects of illegal ones.”

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The Guardian, 14th February 2012