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Designer Drugs

Fake Pot Popular Among Teens May Cause Stroke

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

A synthetic marijuana popular among teens may cause strokes, a University of Southern Florida study found. USF Neurologists published news of the p...

Andrea Rael

What Is 'Synthetic Marijuana'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Much like Frankenstein's monster, synthetic marijuana was created in a lab and resulted in a perversion of its original subject: the effects of THC, t...

Experts: State's Drug Ban A Success

Sun Sentinel | Susannah Bryan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Miami

Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts bein...

Biggest Designer Drugs Crackdown Rounds Up Spice, Bath Salts

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

U.S. authorities is carrying out their biggest sweep against designer synthetic drugs this week, cracking down on potentially dangerous herbal blends ...

Feds Take Aggressive Action On Synthetic Drugs

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Drug Enforcement Administration seized more than $36 million in cash and arrested 91 people in a nationwide crackdown against manufa...

Naked, Bath-Salts Smoking Mom Gave Birth, Attacked Nurse: Cops

Posted 07.09.2012 | Crime

A Pennsylvania mom who had just given birth is accused of smoking synthetic "bath salts" in the hospital and going on a violent rampage, assaulting a ...

How Big Is The Designer Drug Problem?

Howard Meitiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Howard Meitiner

Parents, teens, educators, and treatment professionals alike are racing to keep up with the latest designer drug trends.

Designer Drugs CRACKDOWN

AP | VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VIENNA — Dangerous drugs that may seem safe at first because they're made to dodge bans are being produced more quickly and in greater numbers, ofte...

Britain Becomes "Designer Drugs" Capital Of Europe

guardian.co.uk | Alan Travis in Brussels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Britain has become the online "designer drugs" capital of Europe with more than a third of all internet retailers that sell "legal highs" based in the...