8 ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF IMPORTING NITROUS OXIDE FOR ILLEGAL HUMAN USE

The BBC on 18th December reported that 8 people have been arrested on suspicion of importing up to £6 million of nitrous oxide for illegal human use. Nitrous oxide, also known as NO2 and laughing gas, is used in the medical and catering industry but also was a so-called “legal high”.  Unlawful supply of the gas was made an offence in 2016 by the Psychoactive Substances Act.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-46599685

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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