A drug expert says the synthetic drug market is out of control.
The Chief Coroner has revealed this morning that synthetic cannabis has claimed as many as 75 lives since mid-2017.
University of Otago drug researcher Geoff Noller told Kate Hawkesby we missed an opportunity in 2013 with the Psychoactive Substances Act to control these drugs.
He says there's a small market and it's going to be really difficult to get rid of.
Noller says the drug is cheap and comes with a big hit, which is what some people want.
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