Legal Highs

GC/MS Analysis of Morning Glory Seeds Freely in Commerce: Can They Be Considered “Herbal Highs”?

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Mercurio et al. (2017). GC/MS analysis of morning glory seeds freely in commerce: can they be considered “herbal highs”?. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 7:16 https://doi.org/10.1186/s41935-017-0016-8
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The so-called “herbal highs” are substances derived from natural plants with effects on the central nervous system. Lisergamide, ergine or LSA is the basis of different types of drugs, which are in seeds of Ipomoea violacea, also known as Morning Glory, and other seeds.

The Diverse Reasons for Using Novel Psychoactive Substances

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C. Soussan et al. The diverse reasons for using Novel Psychoactive Substances - A qualitative study of the users' own perspectives. International Journal of Drug Policy 52 (2018) 71–78
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The increasing number of legally ambiguous and precarious Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) constitutes a challenge for policy makers and public health.