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'I needed to sort my life out,' ex-addict says

Psychoactive substances, known as legal highs, are getting stronger and sometimes more addictive than some illegal drugs, a BBC Wales investigation has found.

The synthetic versions, which mimic the likes of amphetamines, cannabis and heroin, are sold on the internet and on the high street.

Mephedrone and benzofuran have been banned as a result.

But as quickly as compounds are made illegal, new ones are created.

Jared Morris, 17, from Swansea, told Paul Heaney about his addiction to synthetic cannabis.

  • 22 Feb 2015
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