New Legislation that is to significantly change the rules around the manufacture and sale of legal highs goes before Parliament for the first time today.
MPs are due to debate the first reading of the Psychoactive Substance Bill today on the 9th April 2013.
The New Zealand Drug Foundation wants the new synthetic drugs legislation to include strict rules on packaging make the legal highs products “as unsexy as possible”.
They believe that plain packaging should be extended to party pills and synthetic cannabis products to …
Users that are concerned that they have overdosed on “Legal highs” are starting to become more and more prevalent in emergency departments.
Although alcohol is still by far the most serious problem according to Nelson Specialist Dr Tom Jerram.
Mainstream New Zealand media outlets have continued their ratings fueled hate campaign against “legal highs” and synthetic cannabis this year on an almost daily basis,
yet Alcohol, New Zealands favourite “legal high”, has managed to escape much of the negative attention.