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Publication - Research Publication

Understanding the patterns of use, motives, and harms of new psychoactive substances in Scotland

Published: 30 Nov 2016
Part of:
Health and social care, Research
ISBN:
9781786526052

This report presents the results of mixed methods research on new psychoactive substance use.

133 page PDF

2.3MB

133 page PDF

2.3MB

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Understanding the patterns of use, motives, and harms of new psychoactive substances in Scotland
Glossary: NPS Categories

133 page PDF

2.3MB

Glossary: NPS Categories

Throughout this report, NPS types will be linked to Drug Wheel categories. The table that follows sets out the categories we discuss, the corresponding Drug Wheel category, and some commonly used names.

Name Drug Wheel Category Commonly Used Names
Synthetic Cannabinoids Cannabinoid Bombay Blue, Annihilation, Clockwork Orange, Doctor Green Thumb, Exodus, Herbal Haze, Joker, Sensate, Pineapple Express, Spice, Herbal Incense
Benzodiazepine-type NPS Depressant Phenazepam, Etizolam, Diclazepam, Flubromazolam, Flubromazepam
Stimulant-type NPS Stimulant Gogaine, Ching, Mr. White, Columbiana, Charly Sheen, Dust till Dawn, Ivory Wave, Blue Stuff, Bath Salts, Sniff
Mephedrone Stimulant Magic, Bubbles, M-Cat, Meow Meow, Plant Food
GHB/ GBL Depressant G
Ethylphenidate Stimulant EP, Burst, Ocean Burst
Salvia Dissociative Salvia, Sally D

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