| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into Saturday night's fatal shooting of a break-in suspect who police and the victim's family and friends believe may have been under the influence of a synthetic drug similar to those...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Alarmed by reports of kids and adults getting sick on synthetic drugs, South Florida declared war on the manmade weed and psychoactive bath salts being sold openly at local stores.
Cities and counties throughout the region passed bans last year after...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A blonde walks up to a kiosk at the Swap Shop on Saturday and asks for a packet of Cloud Nine, a popular brand of synthetic marijuana.
A clerk reaches behind the counter and hands over a powder-blue packet with a smiley-face cloud. She doesn't realize...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The son of a Mat-Su Valley state lawmaker entered a guilty plea to a federal drug distribution charge, admitting he was the ringleader of an international “bath salts” distribution ring and offered drugs used in a fatal overdose.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Gang activity and synthetic drugs are two of the more serious crime trends in Hagerstown, city Police Chief Mark Holtzman said Wednesday during a Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
Holtzman told about 40 people who attended the...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Heroin has been around since the 1800s. Most think it’s the drug for bigger, inner-cities or only associate it with Euro-trash dealers glorified in movies. An opioid first marketed by Bayer Pharmaceutical Products in 1898 as a morphine substitute...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Addressing a Harford County crowd interested in learning the latest social threats posed by chemical abuse, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chip Cooke pointed out that synthetic drugs with names like "spice" and "bath salts," which...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:23 AM
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a northwestern Indiana teenager who died after a seizure in his home's front yard had taken a synthetic version of LSD.
Porter County police have arrested an 18-year-old man on drug dealing charges and say...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Pam Bondi signed an emergency rule Tuesday outlawing 22 new synthetic drugs commonly known as bath salts, K2 or spice. Bondi's office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have brought forth legislation the...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday. Hope you all had a good weekend. * The Sun Sentinel writes that even with the crackdown by state and local authorities on synthetic drugs, fake pot and bath salts are still easy to find. * The Orlando...