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2014-06-25 16:26:31

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A conference of legal high practitioners, today, heard the problems encountered so far were the "tip of the iceberg." The conference held jointly between legal highs awareness charity, Angelus, and Northamptonshire based charity, Solve It, was also addressed by the Drugs Minister, Norman Baker, by pre-recorded message. Mr Baker thanked the Angelus Foundation for its work in raising awareness of the harms of these substances, adding,...

2014-02-11 20:21:58

LONDON, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelus, UK's lead legal highs charity, has called upon the Government to measure the harms as part of its review into legal highs. This demand follows the publication of National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths (NPSAD) report which shows 'legal highs' are now "linked to more drug-related deaths than ever before." The review announced in December, intends to identify a legal change, which would prevent 'legal highs' from being sold...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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