Category: Synthetic drugs

Law battles synthetic drugs
President Obama signed the Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 into law, banning synthetic marijuana, synthetic stimulants and hallucinogens. Continue reading

By   /  July 11, 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek – Synthetic highs
Synthetic drugs using legal compounds but mimic the highs from marijuana to cocaine are proliferating among do-it-yourself pharma labs across the US. Continue reading

By   /  July 12, 2011

Webinar: K2, spice, bath salts, etc.
What Employers need to know about "Synthetic Cannabinoids", "Bath Salts" and other "Legal Highs". Continue reading

By   /  June 3, 2011

Chemicals used in spice/k2 type products now under federal regulation
Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control five chemicals used to make K2 and spice. Continue reading

By   /  March 8, 2011

DEA moves to emergency control synthetic marijuana
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is using its emergency scheduling authority to temporarily control five chemicals. Continue reading

By   /  November 30, 2010

Missouri governor signs K2 bill
Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will sign a bill making K2 a controlled substance, with possession punishable by incarceration or fines. Continue reading

By   /  July 6, 2010

Herbal incense: K2, spice and synthetic marijuana
“Herbal incense” has gained increasing media attention of late, as an alternative or “legal high.” Continue reading

By   /  June 15, 2010