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13 Apr 2022

Jessica Maguire comments on the reclassification of GBL (a drug used to spike drinks) to class B

GBL, a drug that is used to spike drinks, has been reclassified as a class B from today. Those found in possession of the drug could face up to five years in prison.

Jessica Maguire commented:

“From today [13 April 2022], GBL a drug commonly used to spike drinks will be reclassified as a Class B drug. With the rise in stories of spiking incidents in recent months, the reclassification will allow courts to bring harsher penalties to those found in possession of the drug. Previously, a person in possession of GBL could face up to two years in prison, but from today courts will now have the power to sentence people to up to five years in prison.”

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