A new law has come into force making so-called 'legal highs' illegal.
The blanket ban has outlawed the production, distribution, sale and supply of a substance which produces a psychoactive effect in a person, such as 'legal highs'.
Police in Hampshire have warned festival-goers about the change in the law ahead of the Mutiny Festival in Cosham this weekend.
Last Saturday, police in Dorset were called to Poole High Street after a boy stopped breathing. Officers believe the boy had been smoking a 'legal high' known as 'spice'. The boy was hospitalised but has now been discharged.
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It's becoming harder to find Stag Beetles in the South and in some areas they're not being seen at all, according to experts.
Now conservationists have launched a campaign called the Great Stag Hunt. They want as many people to as possible to keep an eye open for the creatures. You can find out more by clicking here.
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Members of the University and College Union are holding a 48 hour walkout. They say millions is being spent on improving university buildings - but more needs to be invested in attracting and retaining the best staff. But do students agree?
Academics in the UCU union are staging a 48 hour strike over pay. Helen Fairfoul from the University and Colleges Employers Association explains why she thinks the offer being made to academics and various support staff is fair - and amounts to a pay rise above the 1.1 per cent headline figure.
Members of the University and College Union are staging a 48 hour walkout at universities across the region. They're protesting over a 1.1 per cent pay offer, and objecting to workers being employed on zero hour or casual contracts. Here's Simon Boxley, Branch Secretary at the University of Winchester on the picket line this morning.
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