Recent Increase in Harm from Synthetic Cannabis use

PHE-Synthetic-cannabinoids-alert-10_07_15-final – This alert advises of the availability of herbal mixtures and powders sold as cannabis substitutes that contain powerful and harmful chemicals that have led to hospitalisations in the country and to deaths in other European Countries.  You should be alert to the increased possibility of toxicity arising from synthetic cannabinoid use, able to recognise possible symptoms of toxicity and respond accordingly.