Often referred to as legal highs, new psychoactive substances are regulated drugs with components that mimic the ecstatic effects of the illicit substances.
Albeit some of these purported 'lawful highs' have been legitimate previously, many are at present unlawful. It's essential to know that as from spring 2016, it will be illegal to grow, supply or import (even for personal consumption) any of these 'legal highs' after implementing the Psychoactive Substances Act. Compared to the term, 'Legal Highs', New Psychoactive substances is much more accurate. You'll still find people discussing legal highs, and just because it's a widely understood term, you might still find it used on this web. But they're all illicit when the new law comes into effect.
The knowledge on majority of the drugs is scarce which has hindered knowing exactly how they affect people, their potential strength or what they will result to when consumed with alcohol or other substances 'You may find the ingredients listed on the package but can't be certain that they accurately describe what's inside. So you can't generally make certain what you've purchased or been given, or what impact it's probably going to have on you or your companions. 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.
New Psychoactive Substances And Its Effects In Norfolk
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 Norfolk
(like naphyrone, mephedrone) act like ecstasy, cocaine, or amphetamines, in that they can make you feel fast-thinking, physically active, energized, very chatty and euphoric.
Downers Or Sedatives In Norfolk
(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.
(like NBOMe drugs)act is similar to LSD, magic mushrooms, methoxetamine and ketamine.
They lead to changed deceptive perceptions and able to cause hallucinations (see and/or hear things that don't exist) and they can make you feel enlightened, euphoric, warm and free from surroundings around you.
Synthetic Cannabinoids In Norfolk
(such as Black Mamba or Spice): act like cannabis.
Their effects are synonymous with cannabis consumption: feeling relaxed, euphoric and energised, falsified consciousness and loss of inhibition.