legal highs

Research to feature on Channel 4

Academics from the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences will be revealing their cutting-edge ‘legal highs’ research in the next series of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Dr Mark Baron, Leonie Elie and Mathieu Elie devised a testing method for quick and conclusive analysis of the chemicals used to...

Legal highs – what it says on the tin?

Recently, there has been an explosion of novel psychoactive substances (NPS) for sale on the internet. Many are banned in the UK but new substances designed to evade existing legislation, so-called ‘legal highs’, are appearing all the time and are easily obtainable. While labelled as ‘not for human consumption’...