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Smyth, Bobby P and James, Philip and Cullen, Walter and Darker, Catherine D (2015) "So prohibition can work?" Changes in use of novel psychoactive substances among adolescents attending a drug and alcohol treatment service following a legislative ban. International Journal of Drug Policy , 26 , (9) , pp. 887-889.


Conclusion: Use of NPS among adolescents attending drug and alcohol treatment was substantially reduced 6–12 months after the introduction of legislation prohibiting sale of NPS and resultant closure of most headshops.

Item Type:Article
Date:2015
Page Range:pp. 887-889
Publisher:Elsevier
Volume:26
Number:9
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Accession Number:HRB (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
L Social psychology and related concepts > Legal availability or accessibility
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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