Karen Dobner

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

City Ban On Synthetic Pot Starts Wednesday, Statewide Ban Starts Jan. 1

Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Max Dobner, 19, died in June when the car he was driving flew into a house in Batavia Township. (CBS)

Mother Of Teen Who Died Sues Store That Sold ‘Potpourri’ Drug

A west suburban mother is going after the owner of a closed tobacco store, for selling her son a product the woman claims had synthetic marijuana in it.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

Mother Of Teen Who Died Seeks Ban On Dangerous ‘Potpourri’ Drug

An Aurora mother is calling for a boycott of a drug sold as “potpourri,” a drug she says contributed to her son’s death.

08/10/2011