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Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Synthetic Drug Deaths

By Victoria Kim

Charles Carlton was convicted of distributing synthetic hallucinogens that killed two teens in 2012. MORE  

Turkey Struggling With Synthetic Drug 'Bonzai'

By McCarton Ackerman

A new form of synthetic cannabis has caused a rash of schizophrenia-like behavior and heart failure among users. MORE  

Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions. MORE  

New Hampshire Declares 'State of Emergency' Over Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

A spate of recent overdoses from 'Smacked' has led the governor to take drastic action. MORE  

Minnesota Teen Pleads Guilty To Murder In Overdose Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A total of five teens were charged with third-degree murder in the death of Tara Fitzgerald from synthetic drugs. 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  

Minnesota Launches Synthetic Drug Awareness Website

By McCarton Ackerman

KnowTheDangers.com is designed to educate the public about the harms synthetic drugs can cause. MORE  

Synthetic Drugs: Investigating A Global Epidemic

By Remi L. Roy

Many of the more than 300 new synthetic drugs on the market are known to trigger unpredictable, sometimes fatal, highs. They're now commonplace, often legal. And the effects can be devastating. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Farrah Franklin found passed out drunk on lawn, Tulisa Contostavlos sees drug case thrown out of court, and Jet Blue pilot busted for heroin possession. MORE  

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