novel psychoactive substances
The state has introduced its own "psychoactive substances" act following the UK's controversial lead.
The drug, which is 100 times stronger than fentanyl, has been introduced into an Alberta already in the midst of an opiate crisis.
Canadian police confiscated samples of the drug recently and believe it is being imported from China by organized crime.
We spent a day at ground zero for the UK's new war on synthetic drugs.
The government wants to blanket-ban legal highs after an influential Christian think tank pushed shonky stats about their death toll.
In Australia, a blanket ban on novel psychoactive substances is on the cards. Experts say that will drive producers underground.