Tag: legal high

Protected: Laughing Gas Protest Planned Outside Houses Of Parliament

With a recent legislative blanket ban focused on the sale of legal highs and nitrous oxide ready to be implemented, it seems as if some UK activists are not taking the news lying down. An organisation called the Psychedelic Society, a new pressure group for “people fascinated by and appreciative of psychedelic substances,” is planning a mass protest against the Psychoactive Substances Bill with the intention of giving lawmakers the one-finger salute, and all planned in front of the Houses of Parliament.  Though a specific date has yet to be announced, the protest will be organised as a mass inhalation ... Read more

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