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2014-07-16 00:21:12

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Educational Film on Synthetic Cannabis Launched The Angelus Foundation, the legal highs awareness charity, today launched the first ever educational film in the UK for young people showing the harms from synthetic cannabis. The film was made in conjunction with KCA Young Persons' Services and is presented by stand -up comic Jeff Leach - it portrays two young men, Jack and Will, who have had suffered physical and mental health...

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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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