‘Spice’ is Britain’s Most Dangerous Drug | The War on Drugs



In The War On Drugs Show, we examine the social implications of prohibition worldwide.

Responding to a series of bans in the 2010s, Chinese chemists repeatedly tweaked the molecular formula of Spice until it had mutated from a mildly powerful ‘legal high’ sold to school kids on the British high street into something capable of causing chaos and misery in the UK prison system. This is the story of how Spice went from the head shops to tabloid-terrorising “zombie drug.”

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