What’s the forecast? Cutting off the supply of psychoactive substances

13 mayo 2015

The use of novel psychoactive substances — synthetic compounds with stimulant or hallucinogenic effects — is on the rise. The diversity and breadth of these substances has led policymakers, law enforcement officers, and healthcare providers alike to feel overwhelmed and underprepared for dealing with novel drugs. A recent article proposes a «forecasting method» for policymakers and researchers to focus on what is likely to happen with new recreational drugs.