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Concerns over rise in use if legal highs on Island

The head of the Islands drugs helpline says she’s worried by a sharp rise in cases of people struggling with legal highs in school holidays.

Shelley Stanley of the Drug Advice Service and Helpline says large numbers of people have contacted the service since schools broke up for summer holidays.

At the weekend, three people were hospitalised after taking what’s though to have been a legal high.

Miss Stanley says it’s a growing problem:

 

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