With the latest data from Europe showing that the production and availability of legal highs has increased in recent years, this event is taking place to discuss how these substances are being sold and used in Scotland, assess the health issues associated with them and identify practical actions to collectively combat the problem.

Legal highs are drugs designed to produce similar effects to illegal drugs such as cocaine or ecstasy, but fall outwith the control of the UK Misuse of Drugs Act by being labelled as products such as ‘plant food’, ‘bath salts’ or ‘not for human consumption’.

The event will take place on Wednesday 17 April in Edinburgh.

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