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Staff reporterToday begins the statewide ban on bath salts and synthetic marijuana. The law was passed 60 days ago and will give police the ability to fight against the abuse of the drugs. The abuse of bath salts and synthetic marijuana has skyrocketed over the past...
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Bath salts and other synthetic drugs will be illegal to sell in late August, but the governor has urged retailers to suspend sales immediately. Still, some stores continue to sell them. A convenience store employee who doesn't want to be named, says...
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Clout StreetGov. Pat Quinn used his auto pen to sign a measure into law today that bans synthetic drugs marketed as bath salts, a move that follows the overdose death of a downstate woman earlier this year. Quinn's signature makes Illinois the 11th state to ban...
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Starting Monday, bath salts and synthetic marijuana will be illegal in Pennsylvania. Berks County District Attorney, John Adams, says they are preparing to prosecute those who do not comply with the ban. "We will be on your doorstep starting Monday...
Channel 2 NewsA family from Chugiak is detailing the struggle they've had battling with "bath salts" -- the synthetic cocaine that Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan is proposing to outlaw in Anchorage. Becky Wickberg called Channel 2 News desperate to get the word out...
Authorities and health officials say designer drugs have come to Alaska. The new drugs are chemical stimulants that mimic the effects of cocaine, ecstasy and methamphetamine. They are sold under names like Pure Ivory, White Rush and Synergy. Assistant...
pix11.comA Seattle-based bath salts dealer operating in Brooklyn is under arrest after the DEA confiscated 40 kilos of the designer drug, valued at $2 million, US Attorney Preet Bharara announced Tuesday. Miguel Ashby, a "major seattle-based distributor" was...
Fox59Designer drugs like bath salts and spice are just days away from becoming illegal in Indiana, but that isn't puting a stop to people abusing them. The Indiana Poison Center reported 170 cases of bath salt overdoses early last week and by Friday that...
ReutersWASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities on Friday issued a temporary ban on chemicals used in a new type of street drug known as "bath salts" that is increasingly popular among teens. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) took emergency action that makes...
A pair of Noblesville girls were rushed to the hospital Oct. 28, after a night of partying that ripped the cover off the illegal drug trade amongst local teens. "We had two girls 14 years of age sneak out of the house where they were spending the night...
Just in time for the holidays, Crab Orchard’s D&M market has a new drug for sale under the counter that has already landed some area kids in the hospital and jail. While the back label of the one-gram package of “Sparkle Good Luck Powder&...
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