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Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

By McCarton Ackerman

Use of the popular synthetic weed has spread across the globe, causing the same problems overseas as it does in the U.S. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kesha revealed sexual assault while in rehab, Denver cops warn about pot candy on Halloween, and woman pulls cocaine from bra during arrest. MORE  

Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems. MORE  

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges DEA to Ban Synthetic Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

The senator from New York wants synthetic marijuana to become a Schedule I drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

The Situation court-ordered to stay off drugs, Spokane testing sewage for marijuana, and couple busted for selling medical weed on Facebook. MORE  

How Does Synthetic Marijuana Affect the Brain?

By Paul Gaita

A recent article from Forbes examined the potential dangers of synthetic weed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Hundreds of veterans given free marijuana in Colorado, Ink Master host Chris Nunez arrested for DUI, and drunk man bathes in church holy water. MORE  

Machete-Wielding Teen High on Meow-Meow Goes on Rampage

By Bryan Le

A UK teen high on mephedrone, also known as "meow meow," brandished a machete and demanded money from store employees. MORE  

Drug Combo "Gumbo" Ravages Southeast Texas

By McCarton Ackerman

Authorities in Southwest Texas have seen a rash of overdoses caused by marijuana laced with cocaine, PCP, or synthetic weed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Retail weed in Colorado tops medical pot in sales, man arrested for selling crushed Pop-Tarts as cocaine, and man charged with hiding drugs in DARE lion. MORE  

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