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Letters A voice from the streets about Spice

Guidance is needed on synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists and cannabis

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 28 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3491
  1. Ian Hamilton, lecturer
  1. Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
  1. ian.hamilton{at}

Millar’s personal account of “Spice” is a useful reminder that, although drugs are used by people from all socioeconomic groups, they acutely affect those who are socially disadvantaged.1 We’re collectively ignorant about a range of factors related to synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) and traditional forms of cannabis. We don’t have reliable information on …

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