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AUDIO: Legal highs ban explained

AUDIO: Legal highs ban explained

Published at 8:54am 26th May 2016. (Updated at 5:12pm 26th May 2016)

New rules to outlaw so-called 'legal highs' have come into force.

Along with police, North Yorkshire's Trading Standards team is pledging to enforce the new legislation which makes it illegal to distribute, sell or supply psychoactive substances.

Until now, psychoactive substances could be sold in shops, as long as they were labelled 'not for human consumption'.

Stray FM has been speaking to David Miller, an officer with North Yorkshire Trading Standards, to find out more: