Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
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.
An Aurora mother is calling for a boycott of a drug sold as “potpourri,” a drug she says contributed to her son’s death.
Some call it an epidemic: the number of teenagers smoking products that are legal to buy but can have lethal consequences. A local teenager tells 2 Investigator Dave Savini it terrified him when he tried it.
A teenage driver was killed, and a 2-year-old child narrowly escaped death or serious injury, when a car went airborne and smack into the child’s bedroom in far west suburban Batavia Township.