Derry councillor calls for legal highs to be banned

A Derry councillor says thete is a massive rise in the amount of people taking the legal high mephadrone.

SDLP Health spokesperson, Mark H Durkan, is calling on the government to immediately ban such substances.

He says urgent action is needed following the deaths of two teenagers in England after they took the drug.

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