| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Santa Clarita drug bust: An undercover operation aimed at ensuring that Santa Clarita businesses are complying with laws regarding the sale of illegal substances led to the arrest this week of a retailer on charges that he sold "bath salts" and "spice,"...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host a presentation about synthetic drugs that have become popular among teens. Sold under names such as …...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A hushed St. Charles crowd listened as a father played a 911 call he said no parent should have to make. On the tape, Mann …...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:02 PM
You probably drive by it every day and soon it will be illegal in this state. Some forms of synthetic marijuana are already banned.
Some chemicals were banned last year, so manufacturers just made a few changes, making it tough for sheriff's deputies...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Two recent incidents prompted the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team to issue a warning this week about products authorities identified as “synthetic marijuana’’ that are being sold in the county.
On Feb. 24, police in Dowagiac said they...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 5:21 PM
It seems kids will do just about anything for a cheap high. While this high isn't illegal, it's just as stupid and possibly even worse.
According to health experts, there's an increase in teens smoking synthetic marijuana. But in a teen's know-it-all,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:46 PM
It's called potpourri, spice and K2.
'This is the first drug in the last 15 years to really crack into being a more normal drug for heavy drug users,’ said Anthony Muller, Director of Clinic and Business Development at Wedgwood Christian Services....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Police in Thurmont said more than 300 packs of potpourri incense have been stolen from a gas station.
Officers said the front door of the Liberty Gas Station was broken and the packs of potpourri incense, which sell for $35 to $55 each, were taken....
| Dec 14, 2011
The Joliet City Council has unanimously approved new rules to stiffen the ban on synthetic marijuana.
Police Chief Mike Trafton said that manufacturers are skirting a state law prohibiting the synthetic drug by altering the chemicals in the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Starting tomorrow, the sale of synthetic marijuana becomes illegal in Chicago, Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, and Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced today.
"The Chicago ordinance will close the legal loophole that's permitted these dangerous products...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:53 AM
LANSING — More teens are turning to pot and see it as less of a risk at the same time alcohol use among the same age group has dipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday.
The findings were based...