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

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/27TXQvhm_To/150513093516.htm

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.

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