GHB (and GBL)

Law

  • Class C
  • Possible offences:
     
  • Possession
    • Maximum sentence - 2 years imprisonment, a fine, or both
  • Possession With Intent To Supply
    • Maximum sentence – 14 years, a fine, or both
  • Supply (including being concerned in supply, conspiracy to supply, aggravated supply and offer to supply)
    • Maximum sentence – 14 years, a fine, or both
  • Production
    • Maximum sentence – 14 years, a fine, or both
       
  • Sexual Offences
    • The Sexual Offences Act 2003 states that it is an offence to administer a substance, like GHB and GBL, to a person with intent to overpower that person to enable sexual activity with them.  This is punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment.

In practice maximum sentences are rarely used, for more detailed and accurate information go to our sentencing page.