Policy paper

Methylphenidate-based novel psychoactive substances: temporary class drug order recommendations

Recommendations for a temporary class drug order on a number of methylphenidate-based novel psychoactive substances.

Documents

ACMD position on methylphenidate-based NPS

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Detail

These documents outline recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) on controlling a number of methylphenidate-based novel psychoactive substances (NPS) under a temporary class drug order.

You can also download a follow-up recommendation from the ACMD from February 2016 which advises on an extension of a temporary class drug order for methylphenidate-based NPS.