An EMAS spokesman said: 'We are urging the public to keep safe and consider the consequences of taking dangerous drugs.'Users of synthetic drugs don't always know what harmful and dangerous substances they contain.
The effect can be more severe if a user is taking them with other substances.'Our focus, along with other agencies, is to keep people safe and encourage them to seek the help that's available.'Speaking previously about tackling the issue of legal highs, Matt Corrigan, chief executive of Lincoln Business Improvement Group, revealed conversations had taken place with the police, but insisted a wider effort is needed to tackle the problem.
'They come out of the door often smacked off their face. We have to ask them to leave as it looks bad on the business.'We can have 'normal' families coming in for a relaxing drink and they see people like that so they don't come in. Somebody has to do something or someone is going to end up dead.'Another business owner, who didn't want to be named, added: 'I have been here [in Lincoln] for four years now and it is getting worse.
'He had bags of shopping, a wad of cash, bank cards and his drugs on the table.' She added: 'I was listening to a drug worker and she said that they [legal highs] can be ten times stronger than cannabis.'The difference is that there is no one chemical formula.
It is ever-changing and so there is no medical substitute like there is for heroin.
The drug's relative cheapness has also made spice popular among the homeless and in prisons.
In Manchester, police and ambulance chiefs admitted they were struggling to cope with the number of call outs to spice users who were collapsing in the city centre daily.
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It is also estimated that an ambulance is called to British jails every 42 minutes as a consequence of a spice epidemic in prisons.
Last year, ambulances were called 12,576 times, an increase from 6,677 in 2014, figures from England's ten ambulance services revealed.
Smoking a single spice joint is akin to smoking up to 100 containing normal cannabis – and addiction can take hold in just three days.