Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

An introduction to the Act and its implications for local government


The Act creates a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of psychoactive substances in the United Kingdom. It is a short piece of legislation that contains 63 sections and five schedules.

This publication provides the reader with an introduction to the Act and further information on the Local Government Association (LGA) campaign work.

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Published by:
LGA
Reference code:
L16-109