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Could the ban on ‘legal highs’ actually be working?

Reports from Edinburgh, as featured in the Herald Scotland newspaper showed that a pre-emptive ban in the Scottish capital that came a year before the law was changed last month making it illegal to sell such substances coincided with a reduction in ‘bizarre anti-social behaviour and extreme violence’.

Now that the new Psychoactive Substances law is in force these positive effects could be more widespread.

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About Paul Hooper, WCC (584 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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