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UK Government Implements Blanket Ban On Nitrous & Other Legal Highs

Sellers of so-called legal highs, including NO2, and other psychoactive drugs could face up to seven years in prison under a tough new set of UK laws. Titled Under the Psychoactive Substances Bill, police will also be given sweeping new powers in shutting down websites that sell the substances, including the UK’s second most widely used recreational drug (after cannabis), Nitrous Oxide. The new legislation will aim to shut down 250 legal high ‘head shops’ in the UK, and the sale of NOS balloons falls under the blanket ban. Home Office policing minister Mike Penning says about the initiative,“The landmark Bill will ... Read more