An interim national ban on synthetic drugs has been extended
as the government works to implement a permanent prohibition.
A 60-day ban was introduced on June 18 following the death of
17-year-old Sydney boy Henry Kwan.
Kwan had taken synthetic LSD and, thinking he could fly,
jumped from the third-floor balcony of his family's north
State governments rushed to outlaw the drug, except NSW,
which introduced a 120-day ban.
"The federal government will ensure there are no gaps in drug
enforcement or product safety laws that could allow these
synthetic drugs to return to the market," Consumer Affairs
Minister David Bradbury said in a statement.