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A Change in Drug Law
Any Synthetic Cannabinoid, K2 Spice & Mamba are now controlled as a Class B drug under the misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

What does this mean:

  1. Under the Psychoactive Substances Act there was no offence of possession / use of substances previously known as Legal Highs.
  2. Synthetic cannabinoids are now a class B drug, as opposed to the previously known Psychoactive Substances K2 & Mamba
  3. Possession now carries a maximum 5yrs imprisonment. Supply, carries a maximum 14yrs imprisonment.
  4. All powers of arrest and detention apply as per the drug group in which they are now classified.

Hall & Angus Ltd clients are advised to forward memos to staff about the change in this law and where necessary update their existing policies.

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House of Lords November 2016

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate - Does the Minister agree that the rollout of drug-detection devices on the roadside illustrates the amount of misuse / abuse of recreational drugs and the danger that this can bring to innocent road users, whether they be cyclists, motorists or, indeed, pedestrians?

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Registered Provider for the North East Business Support Fund

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Recent upgrade to the Insurance Act

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Did you know that a specific element of the 2015 Insurance Act was activated on the 12th August 2016.

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144% increase in arrests for drug driving offences

Information has been provided into the public arena that since the introduction of the new drug driving regulations in March 2015 there has been a 144% increase in arrests for drug driving offences with the majority being due to the use of illegal substances.

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Did you know?

Read some useful facts about substance misuse / abuse.

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