New Zealand is struggling to contain a synthetic cannabis epidemic. Photo: AFP

‘Watching our mates drop dead’: New Zealand struggling to confront synthetic cannabis crisis

  • The government has been urged to confront the crisis after 45 people died from using the drug in the past year
  • Synthetic cannabis was available legally in New Zealand until 2014 when it was banned amid increasing concern about its harmful affects
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New Zealand is struggling to contain a synthetic cannabis epidemic. Photo: AFP
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