New psychoactive substances- commonly referred to by the improper name legal highs - comprises chemical substances(s) that lead to effects same as those of hard illegal drugs (such as cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy).
Several of these alleged 'legal highs' in the past have been legal though at present majority are illegal. Further, a legislation that is pending approval would soon outlaw even the importation and production of any substances considered to belong to the new psychoactive substances. Even though the term new psychoactive substances may sound awkward, it's more precise compared to legal highs. Presently, legal highs is widely talked about and understood by people and as such, on this site it has been used as you might find out. Until the new law becomes effective, they currently remain to be legal.
Due to the lack of official medical publication pertaining to information about these legal highs, effects, contraindications and exact components are not well-known. Therefore, you will remain doubtful of what exactly has been sold or given to you, or how it will affect you or even your friends. Most NPS sell with different brand names such as 'Mary Jane', 'Clockwork Orange', 'Bliss' and several have been associated with poisoning, emergency cases needing admissions to hospitals and, in some instances death cases.
How Psychoactive Substances Affect Glasgow Based Users
The four major categories discussed below can be used to describe the significant effects of nearly 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 Glasgow
These are energy-enhancing drugs e.g. mephedrone and naphyrone, and are designed to have similar effects to those of cocaine and ecstasy.
Downers Or Sedatives In Glasgow
(like GBH/GBL, methoxetamine) act in the same way to benzodiazepines (drugs like diazepam or Valium), or GHB/GBL, after taking these you feel comfortable, tired and euphoric.