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'Chinese Ecstasy' drug linked to 125 deaths has arrived in Britain, NCA warns festival goers [02.06.2019] A new ecstasy-like drug produced in China that has been linked to at least 125 deaths is feared to have spread to Britain, the National Crime Agency ...
'We're dealing with a black market': is taking pills becoming more dangerous? [15.01.2019] Prof Alison Ritter, a public health academic from the University of New South Wales, agreed that there had been an “explosion” in new types of substa ...
Taking stock: A decade of drug policy [22.10.2018] ‘Taking stock: A decade of drug policy’ evaluates the impacts of drug policies implemented across the world over the past decade, using data from the ...
Laughing gas still illegal despite court decisions, UK government says [31.08.2017] Prosecutors could in future decline to bring charges against people suspected of crimes linked to laughing gas after two cases collapsed when courts ...
The expanding universe of synthetic drugs [20.05.2017] The 20th century saw new drugs created from scratch: amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines and more. It also saw a far more spirited, if often ...
Blanket ban on legal highs in England and Wales to begin on 26 May [05.05.2016] The delayed blanket ban on legal highs in England and Wales is to come into force on 26 May, the Home Office has confirmed. The introduction of the P ...
Pill testing trial to begin at Sydney music festivals, vows drug expert Alex Wodak [27.02.2016] The Australian drug expert who pioneered the nation's first legal injecting centre is on a collision course with the Baird government and NSW Police ...
Nitrous oxide campaigners take drug outside UK parliament in protest at bill [01.08.2015] A protest against the government’s proposed ban of legal highs erupted in laughter on Saturday, as dozens of demonstrators simultaneously inhaled nit ...

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