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South Korean Teenagers Exposed to Dangers of Vietnamese Drug Balloons

South Korean Teenagers Exposed to Dangers of Vietnamese Drug Balloons

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Narcotics known as “happy balloons” are being exposed to South Korean teenagers without any discretion, and regulative measures are being called for. Happy balloons are filled with nitrous oxide that cause hallucinations. In South Korea, inhaling nitrous oxide or possessing, selling, or providing it for inhalation purposes can result [...]

Government Bans Use of Nitrous Oxide as a Hallucinogenic

Government Bans Use of Nitrous Oxide as a Hallucinogenic

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government has criminalized the sale and use of nitrous oxide for the purpose of hallucination, bringing an end to the so-called ‘Happy Balloons’ that have become popular among young Koreans. A new toxic chemicals law amendment was passed after a National Assembly vote, establishing legal grounds to [...]