People are suffering weeks of vomiting, memory loss and mood swings as they try to quit legal synthetic cannabis drugs, a Marlborough addiction counsellor says. Wairau Hospital addiction services youth addictions counsellor Francesca Bellingham said the service was seeing a big rise in the number of people reporting with problems from synthetic cannabis and wanting help. Clients reported psychotic episodes, seizures, severe vomiting, racing heart and feeling unable to stand after smoking the legal highs. One client reported “intense” memory loss and others had vomiting and feelings of intense emotions, crying and feeling overwhelmed while trying to […]
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