New Psychoactive Substances – Evidence Review

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This paper summarises key information on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS)and evidence gaps.  The paper is structured around  main themes - demand/ prevalence of use, supply, impact/ harms, responses (enforcement, prevention, and treatment); and evidence gaps. In each section, information on what we know about NPS in Scotland is set in the context of information from the rest of the UK and internationally.