Addiction warnings on heroin packaging ‘the nanny state gone mad’

HEROIN users are criticising laws that the drug must be sold in plain black packaging with health warnings as the ‘nanny state gone mad’. 

All opiate packaging must now be plain with 65 per cent covered by warnings that heroin is addictive, can kill and is damaging to the health of unborn babies, which users say is intrusive.

Tom Logan of Dundee said: “It’s meant to put you off, but it’s just annoying.

“Yeah yeah, it’s addictive, yeah, here’s some picture of some strug-out skaghead, I know all that, now can I just get my smack?

“Plus you can’t buy it by the hit anymore, you have to buy half-a-gram all at once which is just punishing the casual user. It’ll have the opposite effect.

“Why can’t they trust adults to make their own choices? Bloody political correctness. I blame the EU.”

But heroin addict Wayne Hayes said: “If they’d had this packaging 20 years ago you’d be looking at a very different person right now. I only got into it for the branding.”

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Forget independence and settle down to eternity of rule by English twats, May tells SNP

THE Scottish Nationalists must forget independence and accept permanent rule by English twats they did not vote for, Theresa May has said. 

The prime minister told the BBC that the SNP must abandon a second referendum and admit that Scotland’s future belongs to Tories who see it as a big grouse moor where the Queen occasionally holidays.

She continued: “The Scottish Nationalists keep harking on about independence, as if it would magically solve the issue of their country being subject to the whims of whoever the Home Counties vote for.

“They should deal with the real problems, like upcoming cuts to police, education, and council budgets which will be especially large in constituencies that have never swung Conservative.

“I don’t want to criticise the SNP. Indeed, it’s thanks to their rise that the UK enjoys unfettered Tory government which I’m confident will never end.

“But I think they’ll find that, contrary to that blue-faced man’s famous speech, we can take their freedom. And the other thing.”