What is the Psychoactive Substances Act?
What is the Psychoactive Substances Act?

Nothing to laugh about – Psychoactive Substances Act comes into force

New legislation on legal highs has been passed which makes it illegal to produce and distribute psychoactive substances such as laughing gas. The Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 came into force on 26 May and follows similar legislation in Ireland. It is now illegal to produce, supply, offer to supply, possess with intent to supply, import or export a psychoactive substance. … Continue reading

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Nitrogen and nitrous oxide

What’s the difference between nitrogen and nitrous oxide?

Contact us to find out more about our nitrogen/oxygen gas detection monitors, or sign up to our blog for twice-weekly updates about the gas industry. We’ve previously posted blogs about the confusion between carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) as these gases are regularly mixed up. However, we recently visited and exhibited at Northern Restaurant and Bar in Manchester, … Continue reading

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You may have fun at a festival, but nitrous oxide is no laughing matter.

The serious side of ‘hippie crack’—is laughing gas still funny?

Did you know that the clean-up from Glastonbury festival takes six weeks to complete? The days when people took their rubbish home are gone; an estimated 1,650 tonnes of waste are left behind. Among the mountain of debris and waste will be two tonnes of empty steel canisters—bullet-shaped, shiny and six centimetres long. These once contained nitrous oxide. or ‘hippie … Continue reading

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