Nitrous Oxide has been used recreationally since the late 18th century, and out of all the countries in the world is the most popular in the UK
We wouldn’t ask an organised crime syndicate to control the supply of our tobacco or alcohol, so why heroin and cocaine?
‘This drug courier should be treated in this court just like your honour would treat every other drug courier,’ says US prosecutor
While sentencing, the Recorder told the court it was 'always upsetting for a young woman with children to be sent immediately to prison' however he was unable to suspend the sentence due to the nature of the offence
The Home Office has warned against the effects of banned mental stimulant Noopept, but experts have mixed opinions on how dangerous the drug really is
Report into Prince's death states singer died as a result of 'decadent self-administered fentanyl'
'That's a very high number. I am sure they were prepared for that, but not for the severity,' says Alfred Aleguas from Florida Poison Control
The 'high vibe' medicine of raw cocoa supposedly floods users with endorphins as it enters the blood stream
Explaining poppers - what they are and what they do
Crawley Police told the world about its first day 'drugs' seizure - then realised that, actually, poppers aren't covered by the new legal highs ban
The popular Mexican food item proved to be an ineffective cloaking device
Critics fear the new law will drive users into the clutches of criminal drug dealers, whom it won't be able to prosecute
The Psychoactive Substances Act will introduce a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of legal highs
The substances are being outlawed amid concerns they have been linked to deaths and are fuelling anti-social behaviour
'Everybody else was doing it so I had a go... Now I take them a couple of times a day'
Special report: Described by some as being more addictive than heroin, legal highs are not going to be legal much longer. And amid warnings a Government ban will only make things worse, Adam Lusher travels to Newcastle – the epicentre of Britain's growing addiction