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Herbert, J and Tracey, JA (2010) New Doves, A new legal high? Irish Medical Journal , 103 , (3) , pp. 92-93.

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The Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney TD, declared 1-benzylpiperazine (BZP) a controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 earlier this year. This has lead to the increased availability of various other ‘legal highs’ and ‘party pills’ via the internet and over the counter in head shops. The National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) has received 18 enquiries regarding these ‘legal highs’ since then.

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Item Type:Article
Date:2010
Page Range:pp. 92-93
Publisher:Irish Medical Organisation
Volume:103
Number:3
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
L Social psychology and related concepts > Legal availability or accessibility
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
B Substances > CNS stimulants > BZP (Benzylpiperazine) (other piperazines)
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Marketing and public relations (advertising) > Internet retailing (online sales / dark web)

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