Number of new psychoactive substance identified globally 2014

This statistic represents the distribution of the cumulative number of new psychoactive substances that have been globally identified in 2014. Of the newly identified psychoactive substances, 18 percent consisted of phenethylamines. A psychoactive drug or psychotropic is a substance that acts on the central nervous system to impact brain function. It can alter mood, perception, cognition, behaviour, and even consciousness. It can be used for a variety of purposes including anaesthesia, therapeutically, as well as recreationally.

Distribution of newly identified psychoactive substances worldwide by type in 2014

Percentage of new psychoactive substances
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June 2015



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