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After the party drug Naphyrone, known as NRG1 was banned by the government last week, people in Essex are also now being warned about the dangers of so-called legal highs as part of a new 6-week campaign on Facebook.
The Drug and Alcohol team here says even if a drug has not been banned yet, it doesn't mean it's safe.
They're also reminding everyone that the new laws means if you're caught with NRG1, you could face up to 5 years in jail, or 14 for those caught dealing the Class B drug.
Earlier this year, the party drug mephedrone (plant food) was also made an illegal substance by the Government.