New York bans the sale of whipped cream to those under 21 so teens don’t use it as a narcotic

The sale of whipped cream cans will be prohibited for those under 21 in New York, USAin order to prevent adolescents from using it as a narcotic by inhaling the nitrogen oxide contained within the vials.

The local press reported this Tuesday that the law was approved last year, but did not come into effect until August 30. The person who sells these containers to those under 21 years of age You are exposed to a fine of 250 dollars, or 500 if you are a repeat offender.

Citizens of that state who want to buy these cans of whipped cream They will have to show a valid identity document to prove that you are over 21 years old, as is the case with alcoholic beverages and tobacco.

Nitrogen oxide, also known as “laughing gas”, it is used to preserve the consistency of cream and its use is not illegal. However, this substance can be extracted separately and provides a short-lived feeling of euphoria.

If nitrogen oxide is used recurrently, it causes low blood pressure, fainting, memory loss and even psychosis, for which New York Democratic Senator Joseph Addabbopromoted the law after verifying the widespread irregular use of these bottles by adolescents.


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