Tag Archive for New Psychoactive Substances

Criminal justice – drugs

INCB Annual Report and Precursors report 2016, 2017 The INCB Annual Report, prepared in accordance with the international drug control treaties, reviews the functioning of the international drug control system, contains an analysis of the global drug control situation, draws…

New psychoactive substances

Designer drugs, legal highs, NPS, novel psychoactive substances, research chemicals What are New Psychoactive Substances? New psychoactive substances (NPS) are drugs which were designed to replicate the effects of illegal substances like cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy whilst remaining legal – hence…

Naphyrone

Please note that the information on this page (and other DrugSearch pages) is being updated What is Naphyrone? Naphyrone, a white crystalline powder often sold under brand names like NRG-1 and Energy1, is a stimulant drug with effects similar to…

MPA

Please note that the information on this page (and other DrugSearch pages) is being updated What is MPA? MPA (Methiopropamine), a new psychoactive substance (NPS), is a stimulant drug, sold on its own or within a range of branded products.…

Legal highs

What are Legal highs? Legal highs is a commonly used, but inaccurate term, describing a range of synthetic drugs that have come onto the drug scene since 2008/09. From May 26th 2016 ‘legal highs’ became controlled under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016…

BZP

A2, Frenzy, Nemesis, piperazines What is BZP? BZP (Benzylpiperazine) is a synthetic stimulant derived from piperazine It is often seen as an alternative to ecstasy or amphetamine, although usually considered to be less potent than these drugs. BZP is sold…