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Nitrous oxide law change

Nitrous oxide (Smartwhip, Fastgas, laughing gas, balloons) is now a Class C substance and the police can take action for both possession and intent to supply. Some young people may not be aware of the change, so please keep them informed.

For more detail about the risks of this substance, commonly used by young people, read this information prepared by the Kingston & Richmond Substance Misuse Service.