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Synthetic Drugs May be Connected to Sudden Kidney Failure

Epidemiologists and health officials have linked rapid kidney failure to the consumption of synthetic drugs.

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Real Highs From Fake Drugs Prompt Efforts to Get Synthetics Off Shelves

(Source: By Dana Treen, The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville (MCT) – The names may be edgy or frivolous and the packaging cartoonish, but the synthetic drugs inside the packets are anything [...]

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Bucks County Man Charged in Zombie-Like Attack In Poconos

(Source: By Tracy Jordan, The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) (MCT) – A 20-year-old Doylestown-area man, found naked and bleeding in the Poconos, is facing assault charges after allegedly gnawing on [...]

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More Charges, Trial Delayed in Federal Spice Case

(Source: By Alison Gene Smith, The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho (MCT) – TWIN FALLS • This month’s trial of four Twin Falls residents accused in a federal synthetic drug case [...]

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Banned Fake Marijuana Found During Weatherfod Smoke Shop Raid

(Source: By Susan Mcfarland, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT) – A raid at Weatherford’s Tobacco N More spelled out to DPS troopers just what the “more” in the smoke shop’s name [...]

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Judge Bans Mislabeled ‘Bath Salts’

(Source: By Tonawanda News, North Tonawanda, N.Y. (MCT) – Tonawanda News — New York state’s so-called “creative” approach to eliminating the sale of synthetic drugs by attacking mislabeled packaging got [...]

Guilty Plea in Local Synthetic Drug Case

(Source: Stephen J. Lee Grand Forks Herald (MCT) — The ex-roommate of the alleged center of a drug-making operation that killed two teenagers pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in [...]

Tebb’s Owner Agrees to Stop Selling Mislabeled Products

(Source: Brian Kelly Watertown Daily Times, N.Y. (MCT) — The owner of eight head shops in Central and Northern New York appeared Thursday in state Supreme Court in Watertown to [...]

Police United in Support for Law to Ban Synthetic Drugs

CUMBERLAND (Source: Matthew Bieniek Cumberland Times News, Md. (MCT) — A local law designed to ban the manufacture, sale or possession of some synthetic drugs was introduced at Thursday’s Allegany [...]