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'Legal highs' can kill experts warn

10 May 2013 Last updated at 12:13 BST

Last month, three 15 year-olds from Blyth in Northumberland were taken to hospital, vomiting blood, after taking one of the latest so-called "legal high" drugs.

The two girls and a boy recovered. But the high they took, known as Clockwork Orange Incense, can easily be bought in shops across the North East.

Local experts have seen a surge in popularity of the substances in the last few weeks. But they are warning these drugs are dangerous, and can kill. Look North's Andrew Hartley has this special report.