Synthetic Drugs May be Connected to Sudden Kidney Failure

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


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]