Posts Tagged ‘legal highs’

Solvent abuse on the rise in Auckland

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Auckland City Missioner Diane Robertson has said her staff have reported a rise in clients showing symptoms of solvent abuse. However, it was too early to indicate it is linked to withdrawal from synthetic highs, as many of her clients have stockpiled the drugs, she said. Mrs Robertson said she is monitoring a group of Read more

Catholic schools join proposed boycott of shops selling legal highs

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

St Peter’s College and Hato Paora College have joined other 9 other schools in the Manawatu in proposing a blanket boycott of all legal-high retailers throughout the wider Manawatu region. Their support has added weight to a Palmerston North mother’s campaign to stop retailers in the Manawatu from selling legal highs. Esther McLean has proposed Read more