'˜Difficulties in enforcing' new legal highs ban - police

UNCERTAINTY surrounds how a new law banning legal highs will be enforced.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 6:01 am

That is the view of Hampshire’s police and crime commissioner, Simon Hayes.

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Ahead of the Psychoactive Substances Act coming into force on April 6, Mr Hayes said an awareness campaign and education about the dangers must continue.

He said it was a good thing the law will not criminalise those who take these substances, but instead seeks to disrupt the supply chain.