UK trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has issued new guidance outlining the dangers posed by abuse of nitrous oxide.
The new guide underpins BCGA’s call for a ban on retail sales of the gas, which would make it only available to those purchasing it for legitimate use such as in medicine, dentistry, or catering.
Read more: BCGA calls for nitrous oxide ban in the UK
Also known as laughing gas, nitrogen oxide has become the second most commonly used substance among 16- to 24-year-olds.
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