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Laboratory and Scientific Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. [UNODC] (2013) The challenge of new psychoactive substances. A report from the Global SMART Programme. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 122 p.

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1. INTRODUCTION p.1
1.1 Emergence of new psychoactive substances
1.2 Definition and categories of new psychoactive substances

2. MAIN NEW PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ENCOUNTERED IN ILLICIT MARKETS AND THEIR EFFECTS p.3
2.1 Synthetic cannabinoids
2.2 Synthetic cathinones
2.3 Ketamine
2.4 Phenethylamines
2.5 Piperazines
2.6 Plant-based substances
2.6.1 Khat
2.6.2 Kratom
2.6.3 Salvia divinorum
2.7 Miscellaneous substances
2.7.1 Aminoindanes
2.7.2 Phencyclidine-type substances
2.7.3 Tryptamines

3. GLOBAL SPREAD OF NEW PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES p.19
3.1 Emergence of new psychoactive substances
3.2 Legal situation
3.2.1 The international drug control system
3.2.2 Regional responses: the European Union
3.2.3 National responses to new psychoactive substances
3.2.4 Other regulatory frameworks

4. USE OF NEW PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES p.33
4.1 Global use estimates
4.2 Regional use estimates
4.3 National use estimates
4.4 National treatment data estimates
4.5 Internet surveys on the use of new psychoactive substances

5. SOURCES OF NEW PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES p.43
5.1 Countries reporting seizures of new psychoactive substances
5.2 Number of new psychoactive substances in global markets
5.3 Perceived sources of new psychoactive substances and the role of internet
5.4 Identification of new psychoactive substances

ANNEXES p.57
• New psychoactive substances reported in 2012
• Synthetic cannabinoids
• Synthetic cathinones
• Ketamine
• Phenethylamines
• Piperazines
• Plant-based substances
• Aminoindanes
• Phencyclidine-type substances
• Tryptamines
• Others
• References


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:UNODC
Date:March 2013
Pages:122 p.
Publisher:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Corporate Creators:Laboratory and Scientific Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Place of Publication:Vienna
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:B Substances > Hallucinogens > Mushrooms
B Substances > Cannabis product (synthetic cannabinoids)
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Synthetic cathinones
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pharmacology and toxicology
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Synthetic cathinones > Mephedrone
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Amphetamines
B Substances > CNS stimulants > BZP (Benzylpiperazine) (other piperazines)
VA Geographic area > International aspects
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Khat
MM-MO Crime and law > Substance related offence > Drug offence > Illegal distribution of drugs (drug market / dealing)
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Marketing and public relations (advertising) > Internet retailing (online sales / dark web)

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