Wondering what the laws are around using GHB/GBL?
GHB and GBL are illegal in New Zealand are Class B controlled drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Act. Buying, possessing, selling, making, or importing these drugs is against the law. In some countries, GHB or GBL are used for medical purposes, but this is not the case in New Zealand.
GHB and GBL can sometimes be used for sexual experiences. However, giving any drug including GHB and GBL to someone without their consent is against the law.
You can also get in trouble with the law if you are found to be impaired while driving using GHB or GBL.
To find out more about the law around legal and controlled drugs, including GHB, see Drugs and the law.
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