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).
These supposed legal highs were legal in the past years, but now they are illegal. 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. New psychoactive substances may seem like an ungainly term, however it's more precise than lawful highs. Now, people largely understand the word legal high, due to its widespread use so you may find the same used on this site. This does not mean that these psychoactive substances are legal.
You can't be sure about these drugs, their power, their consequences or what happens when they are being utilized with other drugs and you can't be sure about just reading the ingredients on the packet and believe what's in there. 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. Many NPS are sold under brand names like 'Mary Jane', 'Bliss', 'Clockwork Orange' and some have been connected to poisoning, emergency hospital admissions and, in some cases deaths.
The Effects Of New Found Psychoactive Drugs In Southampton
The four major categories discussed below can be used to describe the significant effects of nearly all psychoactive drugs.
Those in the same class have different effects by have different strengths and will affect individuals differently.
Stimulants In Southampton
You feel good, active, thrilled, friendly and euphoric after taking mephedrone, naphyrone etc. (amphetamines, cocaine, or ecstasy).
Downers And Sedatives In Southampton
(like GBL/GBH, methoxetamine) act similarly to benzodiazepines (drugs like Valium or diazepam), or GBL/GHB, in that they can make you feel relaxed, euphoric or sleepy.
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Hallucinogens Or Psychedelics In Southampton
(Example NBOMe drugs) act similarly to methoxetamine, LSD, ketamine and magic mushrooms.
These drugs can initiate sentiments of happiness, warmth, illumination and isolates the user from the world around you and it also creates perceptions like you fantasize (seeing as well as listening to things that aren't there).
Synthetic Cannabinoids In Southampton
(like Black Mamba or Spice) act similarly to cannabis.
The effects of these are similar to cannabis intoxication disinhibition, altered consciousness, relaxation, a state of being energized and euphoria.