Mitch Winehouse & Russell Brand’s New Education Programme My Baba 12 March, 2013 x- Uncategorized Amy Winehouse’s father has issued a warning over legal highs, saying so many new drugs are available to children it is “no wonder parents are in the dark”. Mitch Winehouse also said the under-funding of drug and alcohol education meant a generation of children were being put at risk. He was speaking as he prepared to launch a new education programme for schools with the help of comedian Russell Brand. His daughter died in July 2011 from accidental alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 after a long and well-documented battle with drink and drugs. Mr Winehouse said: “Everyone wants their kids to make informed choices when it comes to drugs and alcohol” The United Nations’ drug watchdog warned this month that a new legal high enters the market every week, with the number of websites selling these so-called designer drugs now at 600. Britain is at the heart of the trade in these drugs, with an increasing number of deaths, mainly among teenagers, linked to their use. For the full Sky story, click here.