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UK protesters inhale laughing gas outside Parliament over drug policy

LONDON – Dozens of giggling demonstrators have inhaled laughing gas outside Britain’s Parliament to protest government plans to ban it and other “legal highs.”

The Conservative government has announced a crackdown on psychoactive substances, drafting a bill to outlaw the sale for non-medical purposes of mood-altering drugs, excluding alcohol, nicotine and caffeine. 85 more words


Nitrous Trip Report: Entering the Void

My friend X and I were sitting in X’s basement with a box of 50 whipped cream chargers. It was my first time doing whippets and I was extremely excited and relatively nervous. 365 more words


British Teen Dies From Inhaling Nitrous Oxide At Party

An 18-year old teenage boy has died after taking nitrous oxide, at a party in south-east London.

The boy was found collapsed on Wolvercote Road, a residential street in Bexleyo, already in cardiac arrest. 202 more words

Everything youth workers need to know about laughing gas

What is laughing gas?

It’s a gas with the chemical formula N2O, commonly referred to as ‘nitrous oxide’ but more accurately called Dinitrogen Monoxide. Your average person knows it as ‘laughing gas’, and it has a sweetish odour and taste. 475 more words

Substance Misuse

What is NITROUS OXIDE ? (Facts about Drugs)

FactSheet: D/30/A.

What is nitrous oxide?
Nitrous oxide is a gas with several legitimate uses, but when inhaled it can make people feel euphoric and relaxed. 622 more words

Addiction Issues

That day

April 21st was like every other day. It was a day you just didn’t know what is going to happen. At the time there was six people in my flat, including myself. 908 more words

A Discussion of Illegal and Soon-to-be-Illegal Highs

I have used cannabis twice before in my life (sorry Mum and Dad), and although I don’t particularly have anything against the drug, I have no burning desire to try it again and it has never been a big part of my life; unlike my devastatingly unrelenting crack habit. 960 more words