Things you own which the legal highs bill is going to make illegal

The lovely wibbly wobbly old lady

Reposted from Politics.co. UK

Breath freshener could be against the law if the psychoactive substances bill is passed
Breath freshener could be against the law if the psychoactive substances bill is passed 

A few days after the draft psychoactive substances bill was published, its full ramifications are still becoming clear. It is one of the weirdest pieces of law ever proposed by a British government. And at a stroke, it seems to criminalise the majority of households in the UK.

I’ve written the following using accepted common definitions of the phrases involved, a close reading of the key passages of the draft bill and a little bit of logic. Anyone who can see how these items aren’t criminalised using a strict reading of the bill is very welcome to let me know. We’re all in uncharted legislative water here.

The psychoactive substances bill bans the production or supply of any psychoactive substance unless it is granted a specific exception, such as tobacco…

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