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Nitrous oxide laws reviewed as youth use rises

The government has ordered a review to consider further restrictions on nitrous oxide, after a huge increase in its use by young people.

Open for abuse: Nitrous oxide canisters are legal but lethal, says the Home Office

Open for abuse: Nitrous oxide canisters are legal but lethal, says the Home Office

Date - 3rd September 2021
By - Chris Smith
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The Home Secretary has asked experts to explore whether unlawful possession of nitrous oxide should be made an offence. The independent Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) will review the harm caused by recreational use with more than...
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