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Ministry of public Health to start investigation of effects of nitrous oxide

Ministry of public Health to start investigation of effects of nitrous oxide

The ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) will do research into the use of nitrous oxide, and the associated risks.

This gives the ministry to respond to the call of the Second Member of parliament Marith Volp (PvdA). That confirms Volp Saturday night in the BNN-VARA-consumer programme Kassa.

ly at the request of Volp wants the ministry is now more understanding about nitrous oxide. So it must be examined who use it, in what quantities and the possible effects on the long-term. Will the Trimbos institute this research.

The Trimbos institute investigated in July the use of nitrous oxide among young people. When it was found that 8 percent of youngsters between twelve and sixteen years of experience. Since July of 2016 the sale of nitrous oxide under the Ier, and is therefore legally available.

The first results of the investigation to be mid-2017 is expected.

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