Controlling new drugs under marketing regulations.

@article{Hughes2012ControllingND,
  title={Controlling new drugs under marketing regulations.},
  author={Brendan Hughes and Adam R. Winstock},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 11},
  pages={1894-9}
}
AIMS The rapid emergence of myriad substances openly marketed as 'legal highs' is straining traditional drug control systems which require time and basic scientific data on harms to react, presenting governments with the dilemma of no response or a disproportionate response. Some countries have side-stepped this using novel policy and legislative approaches. Should other countries consider them? METHODS We review the different laws invoked to stop the open sale of new psychoactive substances… CONTINUE READING
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