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District of Columbia Classifies Synthetic Pot As Schedule I Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Synthetic weed like K2 and Spice is now in the same category as heroin and crack cocaine. At least in D.C. MORE  

Teen Dies In Coma After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

By Bryan Le

The parents of 19-year-old Connor Eckhardt hope to warn others about the dangers of synthetic pot. MORE  

Air Force Athletes Used Date Rape Drug, Smoked Synthetic Pot

By Paul Gaita

According to a series of articles by the Colorado Springs Gazette, cadet athletes engaged in a number of sexual assaults using roofies. MORE  

United Nations Says Synthetic Drugs Reaching 'Unprecedented Expansion'

By McCarton Ackerman

A huge wave of synthetic drugs has washed over some 90 countries world wide, as synthetics have supplanted cocaine and heroin as drugs of choice. MORE  

Synthetic Marijuana Resurfacing In Liquid Form

By McCarton Ackerman

Liquid synthetic weed has surfaced in Hawaii and on the mainland, and has been marketed to use in conjunction with electronic cigarettes. MORE  

Army Drug Users Twice As Likely To Use Synthetic Marijuana Over Regular Pot

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being banned by the military and classified as a Schedule I drug by the government, synthetic weed like Spice and K2 has become the army's drug of choice. MORE  

Wave of Emergency Room Visits in Texas Linked To Synthetic Pot

By Shawn Dwyer

Emergency rooms in Dallas and Austin have seen a surge of patients being treated for overdoses caused by K2 and Spice possibly laced with PCP. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Michael Jordan's caddy killed by drunk driver, man on LSD walks down street with machetes, 2012 relay team lose medals for doping, and drunk driver hands cop a beer. MORE  

Minnesota House Unanimously Bans Synthetic Drugs

By Shawn Dwyer

The new law would go a long way in restricting the sale of synthetics in retail shops, but does little to curb sales online. MORE  

Minnesota Bill Would Ban All Unapproved Synthetic Drugs

By Bryan Le

A proposed law would ban all ingested or inhaled substances that provide illicit drug-like effects unless they are FDA approved. MORE  

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