Category Archives for "Legal Drugs"

May 15

The real message behind safe injecting rooms

By Ian Young

Brighton plans safe rooms for addicts to inject drugs  In the Guardian last week and across the news recently was the story about how Brighton is to become the first British city to offer official “drug consumption rooms”.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/apr/14/brighton-drug-consumption-rooms I’m not going to get too involved in the story as to whether it’s a good […]

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Sep 14

The Benzo Fury & Popularity of Legal High’s

By Ian Young

We’re nearing the end of festival season. All muddy tents, Portaloos, beer-soaked moshpits and, of course, that old festival favourite – drugs. We’re not just talking Es, whizz, weed, coke and LSD, though – that’s when the drugs scene was simpler. Whether you dabbled, were addicted or were totally anti-drugs, at least you were aware […]

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Aug 21

Legal Highs to be tested for a year.

By Ian Young

Saturday 21st August 2010 www.ianyoung.co Yesterday the news was reporting that new legislation was being drafted to allow all “Legal Highs” to be banned for their first 12 months of introduction into the United Kingdom http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-News/Legal-Highs-Like-Ivory-Wave-Could-Be-Banned-For-A-Year-Under-New-Legislation/Article/201008315698164?lid=ARTICLE_15698164_LegalHighsLikeIvoryWaveCouldBeBannedForAYearUnderNewLegislation&lpos=searchresults The idea behind this would be to allow authorities (Scientists presumably) a year to thoroughly test the drugs before […]

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