[JURIST] New Zealand Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne [official website] on Monday announced [press release] a plan to ban the use of drugs providing legal highs unless manufactures of such drugs can prove that they are clinically safe. The scientific evidence required for approval is expected to be similar to requirements needed for new medicines, including toxicology data and results of human clinical trials. According to Dunne even if the drugs pass the initial requirements, the products will be facing...

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