One or more chemical substances is contained in new psychoactive substances - often incorrectly called legal highs which produce similar effects to illegal drugs (such as cannabis, cocaine, and ecstasy).
There are few of these legal highs that are truly permitted and regulated by the proper government agency, while others are still unapproved for public consumption. What's more, understand that when the Psychoactive Substances Act becomes effective in spring 2016, none of these medications will be legitimate to deliver, supply, or import (notwithstanding for individual use) for human utilization. The term new psychoactive substances is more accurate than legal highs even if it sounds like an awkward term. Now, people largely understand the word legal high, due to its widespread use so you may find the same used on this site. Be that as it may, they're all unlawful when the new law becomes effective.
There's not enough understood about many of these drugs to learn about their effects on people, their potency, or what happens when they're used with other substances or alcohol 'The packaging might state a list of components but you can't be sure that this is what's inside. So you can't exactly be sure what you've purchased or been given, or what impact it's likely to have on you or your friends. Numerous NPS are sold under brand names such as 'Clockwork Orange', 'Bliss', 'Mary Jane' etc. and cases of poisoning, emergency room visits and death due to these drugs are not uncommon anymore.
The Impacts Of New Psychoactive Substances In Northamptonshire
The following four main categories can be used to describe the main effects of almost all psychoactive drugs.
The drugs will have widely different strengths and impacts on different people while drugs in each of these categories will be similar in the impacts they produce.
Stimulants In Northamptonshire
Most NPS e.g. naphyrone or mephedrone act in the same way as ecstasy, cocaine or amphetamines in the sense of leaving you active physically, feeling energised, fast-thinking, elated and very talkative.
Sedatives And Downers In Northamptonshire
This could be a methoxetamine or a GBH that induce relaxation like a benzodiazepine such as Valium.
Hallucinogens And Psychedelics In Northamptonshire
(like NBOMe drugs)act is similar to LSD, magic mushrooms, methoxetamine and ketamine.
They produce altered perceptions and can make you hallucinate (seeing and/or hearing things that aren't there) and they can influence feelings of warmth, 'enlightenment', euphoria and being detached from the world around.
Synthetic Cannabinoids In Northamptonshire
Some legal high samples are spice and black mamba that are supposed alternatives to cannabis.
Comfortable, changed cognizance, disinhibition, a condition of being stimulated and happiness are the same effects like cannabis intoxication.