Archive: Legal Highs

Delayed: Police letters shows Psychoactive Substances Act still some way off

Psychoactive Substances Act delayed while the Home Office works out what it has banned

Even after receiving royal assent, the Home Office still appears to have no idea what its own legislation has made illegal

Opinion Former Articles

  • Save lives, safer roads, lower the drink-drive limit

    The Institute of Alcohol Studies call for a reduction in the legal drink-drive limit in this animation.

  • England & Wales lag behind neighbours on drink driving

    England and Wales left with the highest drink-drive limit in Europe after Malta announces plans to lower legal blood alcohol content for drivers Road safety groups and emergency services call for England and Wales to follow suit No progress on UK drink driving deaths since 2010 Public opinion polls show 77% in favour of a lower legal limit

  • NUT: Legal Challenge on GCSEs

    The NUT, as part of a coalition of councils, schools, unions and professional bodies will next week start High Court judicial review proceedings against the examination regulator Ofqual and examination boards AQA and Edexcel.

  • BASC launches legal ‘Fighting Fund’

    BASC has launched a new legal fighting fund that will make a significant contribution to promoting and protecting sustainable shooting and conservation in the UK.

  • New legal highs are coming on the market every week

    Another day, another call for drug legalisation

    The seemingly endless series of reports from parliamentary committees and expert organisations calling for reform of Britain's drug policy continued today, after a cross-party group of peers called for a change in the law.

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