Saturday 10 December 2016

Kirsty Blake Knox: It may not discourage them, but at least people will know what they're taking

Published 26/01/2016 | 02:30

'Informing users is ultimately giving them more power and control over their decisions.'
'Informing users is ultimately giving them more power and control over their decisions.'

The sudden deaths of young people from a bad batch of pills has become a tragic, but perennial, news story.

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Year in, year out, we hear how innocuous-looking tabs are laced with rat poison, toilet cleaner, stain remover or plant food.

Given the number of tragically premature deaths, it may seem incomprehensible why anyone would be tempted to take something so toxic.

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