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26 May, 2016, 00:01 BST 'Legal Highs' to be Banned - A Triumph for Angelus

Angelus, the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of the risks from 'legal highs', has achieved its goal of a ban on their sale. The...


12 Apr, 2016, 13:01 BST New Psychoactive Substances Roundtable 'Keeping Pace with Change'

Experts in legal highs are meeting in Portcullis House, Westminster tomorrow for a policy roundtable in preparation for the changes in the law...


19 Oct, 2015, 11:47 BST Angelus - "We Need Drugs Education as much as a 'Legal Highs' Ban"

Angelus, the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of the risks from 'legal highs', welcomed today's 2nd Reading of the Psychoactive...


16 Jul, 2015, 12:15 BST Angelus Foundation Launches New Legal Highs Education Film 'Vortex'

The Angelus Foundation, the British charity dedicated to raising awareness of 'legal highs', has launched a new film warning of the dangers of taking ...


24 Jun, 2015, 13:12 BST 2nd National New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Conference -Responding Positively to the "Ripple Effect"

A conference of legal high practitioners will hear tomorrow how agencies are responding positively to their increasing use. The conference held...


27 May, 2015, 07:53 BST Angelus Welcomes Queen's Speech Bill to Outlaw the Sale of 'Legal Highs'

Angelus, the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of the risks from 'legal highs', today welcomed Government plans to legislate against...


09 Apr, 2015, 12:30 BST Angelus Foundation Welcomes Immediate Ban on Gogaine

The only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of the risks from 'legal highs', the Angelus Foundation, has announced it welcomes the Temporary...


24 Feb, 2015, 13:36 GMT Angelus Foundation Supports Lincoln Council's Strong Action Against Legal Highs

The only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of 'legal highs', the Angelus Foundation, has lent its support to Lincoln Council's ban today on...


12 Dec, 2014, 00:01 GMT Don't be a Legal High 'Lab Rat' this Christmas - Deputy Mayor of London Supports Angelus Foundation's New 'Legal Highs' Education Film

The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of 'legal highs', the Angelus Foundation, today launches its latest film 'Lab Rats' for the...


30 Oct, 2014, 00:01 GMT Angelus Foundation Welcomes Plans to Dismantle Legal High Industry After Five Year Campaign

The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of 'legal highs', the Angelus Foundation, has welcomed Norman Baker, the Drug Minister's...


11 Oct, 2014, 19:14 BST Founder of Legal Highs Charity Pleads with Prime Minister to Release Report

The founder of the only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of legal highs, the Angelus Foundation, has called on the Prime Minister to...


08 Oct, 2014, 17:23 BST Legal Highs Report too Important to Stay Blocked says Angelus Foundation

The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of legal highs, the Angelus Foundation, has called on the Government to release its report on ...


27 Sep, 2014, 20:29 BST One in Five Student Freshers Have Taken a Legal High Says Angelus Foundation Survey

The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of legal highs, the Angelus Foundation, has carried out a snapshot survey of fresher...


16 Sep, 2014, 19:05 BST Legal Highs Charity Partnering Sussex University for Fresher's Week

The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of legal highs has teamed up with Sussex University to ensure its students know the risks of...


22 Jul, 2014, 09:27 BST Drugs Charities Call Upon Party Leaders to 'Act Now' Against Legal Highs

Legal highs awareness charity, Angelus, and Northamptonshire-based charity, Solve It called upon leaders of all parties to act now on the dangers...


16 Jul, 2014, 05:06 BST 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...


25 Jun, 2014, 20:24 BST The Problems Caused by Legal Highs Are the "Tip of the Iceberg"

A conference of legal high practitioners, today, heard the problems encountered so far were the "tip of the iceberg." The conference held jointly...


11 Feb, 2014, 23:29 GMT Time to Measure the Harms of Legal Highs says Angelus Foundation

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...


10 Dec, 2013, 14:03 GMT Angelus Launches New Web Film on Ketamine for Advisory Council (ACMD) Report

The Angelus Foundation today launched a new film at the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) press briefing on the harms of ketamine. The...


02 Dec, 2013, 15:12 GMT Angelus Foundation Welcomes House of Lords Debate on 'Legal High' Headshops

Angelus, UK's leading legal highs charity, has welcomed this evening's debate on controls on headshops as, "achingly over due." Clause (56NA) in the...


27 Oct, 2013, 15:37 GMT Angelus Launches New Web Film Warning of the Danger of Legal Highs

The Angelus Foundation is today launching a new film on its website for young people, http://www.whynotfindout.org. It features stand-up comic Jeff...


17 Oct, 2013, 00:01 BST Angelus Welcomes ITV Tonight's "Blowing the Lid" on Legal Highs Industry

The Angelus Foundation welcomes the broadcast of the ITV Tonight programme 'Dying to get High' on Thursday 17 October, highlighting the horrors the...


01 Sep, 2013, 13:21 BST The UK Government is "in a Minority of One" Over Legal Highs says Angelus Foundation

A new report by the Centre for Social Justice, 'No Quick Fix' follows many others calling on the Government to act. Maryon Stewart of the Angelus...


07 Aug, 2013, 20:42 BST Angelus Foundation Launches the First 'Parents' Guide to Legal Highs'

Drugs charity Angelus tomorrow launches the first ever resource for parents to learn about legal highs, on the same day a Channel 4 documentary,...


25 Jul, 2013, 19:24 BST Laughing Gas Taken by 350,000 Young People Last Year - Drug Survey Shows Shift From Illegal to Legal Drugs

The Crime Survey (for England and Wales) released today shows a "worrying trend" from illegal to legal drugs, says legal highs charity, Angelus....