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New 'legal highs' pose challenges and risks

26 January 2014 Last updated at 09:10 GMT

Scientists testing "legal highs" say they are coming across new mind-altering psychoactive substances.

Forensic scientist Fiona Coope, from the Environmental Scientifics Group in Staffordshire, said when a substance was banned a new one was made to take its place.

BBC Inside Out speaks to 20-year-old Coran Wright from Derbyshire who says despite the dangers she is prepared to take the risk.

Inside Out is broadcast on Monday 27 January on BBC One East Midlands, West Midlands and Yorkshire & Lincolnshire at 19:30 GMT, and nationwide on the iPlayer for seven days

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