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Trends in UK deaths associated with abuse of volatile substances, 1971-2009
(International Centre for Drug Policy, 2012-11-16)
This report outlines the current trends, examines the nature of the problems, and identifies the factors associated with deaths from abuse of volatile substances occurring in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2009. It also ...
Suspected and confirmed fatalities associated with mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone, meow meow) in the United Kingdom
Background: International media have been reporting about fatalities allegedly related to mephedrone, a popular recreational stimulant, but now a proportion of them have been confirmed. We aimed here at analyzing information ...
E-Psychonauts : Conducting research in online drug forum communities
Background "Legal highs" are becoming increasingly common features of the recreational drug market. The Internet has emerged as an important resource for technical and pharmacological knowledge in the absence of evidence-based ...
5,6-Methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane : from laboratory curiosity to 'legal high'
The fully synthetic 'legal high' 5,6-methylenedioxy-2-aminoindane (MDAI) is an analogue of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Although developed in the 1990s, it was not widely abused until 2010. However, mephedrone was ...
Identifying emerging trends in recreational drug use : outcomes from the Psychonaut Web Mapping Project
Background: This paper presents the outcomes of the 2-year European Union funded Psychonaut Web Mapping Project which aimed at developing and implementing an integrated web mapping system to promptly identify and learn ...