Huge Spike In Legal High Deaths

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

The number of deaths involving so-called legal highs soared by 80% last year, official statistics have shown. Deaths linked to new psychoactive sub...

Legal Highs 'Mexxy' And 'Black Mamba' To Be Made Illegal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Legal highs 'mexxy' and 'black mamba' are to be made illegal class B drugs with users facing up to five years in jail. The drugs are to be permanen...

Legal Highs Ban 'Won't Make Much Difference'

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

Drug campaigners have backed the warning from police chiefs that new government powers to ban legal highs will not work. The UK Drug Policy Commiss...

What's a Legal High?

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Legal Highs are cocktails of legal chemicals which imitate the effects of illegal narcotics. They are the new generation of party drugs. But they are very different to the illegal substances that everyone has heard of because they are constantly evolving.

Mexxy Sends Twitter Crazy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Politics

Sally Bercow has told more than 45,000 followers on Twitter that the government's ban on the legal-high mexxy has made her tempted to try it before it...

Banned By The Government, But What Is Mexxy?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

Mexxy, or methoxetamine, is the first-so called legal high to be banned temporarily under Home Office powers which can restrict a substance for up to ...

'Mexxy' Becomes First Legal High Banned Under New Powers

PA | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

A so-called legal high used as an alternative to ketamine will be the first drug to be banned under new government powers, the Home Office said today....