Charlotte Bowyer's comments on the crackdown on legal highs feature in The Independent

Head of Digital Policy Charlotte Bowyer's comments on the crackdown on legal highs feature in The Independent:

Charlotte Bowyer, head of digital policy at the Adam Smith Institute, said: "A 'blanket ban' on psychoactive substances may eliminate high street 'head shops' but will push trade underground and encourage a slew of new, even more dangerous alternatives.

"The fact that everyday substances like caffeine, alcohol and tobacco would be covered by such a ban (and have to be exempted) just shows how all-encompassing and heavy-handed such an approach is."

Read the full article here.