What Are Class B Drugs In The UK?

Class B drugs

These include amphetamines, such as speed and barbiturates, and cannabis.

People found guilty of possessing a Class B drug could go to jail for up to five years and be fined.

Those caught and found guilty of trafficking a Class B drug can be sent to prison for up to 14 years.16 Dec 2004

What is a Class B drug?

Class B substances include drugs such as Cocaine, Ecstasy, amphetamines, and other related substances. Individuals caught in possession of Class B substance usually receive a punishment of one to two years in prison if charged. Class C substances are relaxers or mood stabilizers.

What are the current UK drug laws? Under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, illegal drugs are divided into Class A, B and C. Penalties are most severe for Class A drugs like crack cocaine and heroin, and least severe for Class C drugs like khat and anabolic steroids.30 Oct 2014

What are the 5 classes of drugs?

Here are the five main categories and some information about each:

  • Central nervous system depressants.
  • Central nervous system stimulants.
  • Opiates and Opiodes.
  • Hallucinogens.
  • Marijuana.

What class drug is Ket UK?

Ketamine, the horse tranquiliser used as a party drug, is to be upgraded to a Class B banned substance. Crime Prevention Minister Norman Baker said he hoped to send a message that the drug was harmful.12 Feb 2014