Illinois Poison Control Issues Warning About Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Emergencies There's a warning about a synthetic form of marijuana being sold on the streets of Chicago that was responsible for about two dozen visits to emergency rooms last week, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Doctors Warn About "More Dangerous" Forms Of Synthetic MarijuanaDr. Patrick Lank, an emergency room physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said synthetic cannabinoid – or Spice – is nothing new; but what is new is the different forms that are popping up.
Kirk Asks China To Reduce Flow Of Synthetic Marijuana Into U.S. U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is asking Chinese help to reduce the flow of synthetic marijuana into the United States, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Feds: Man Called Cops After Drugs Were SeizedSome criminals aren't too smart. A Chicago-area man is under federal indictment after he allegedly imported synthetic marijuana -- then reported it stolen to police.
Six Lake County Stores Busted For Selling Synthetic Pot The Lake County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit wrapped up the six-month investigation nicknamed Operation Log Jam by executing warrants or conducting bust buys at six stores, seizing drugs, weapons and cash, and arresting four people in the operation aimed at the sale of K-2, or synthetic marijuana.
Man Admits Violent Attack On 2-Month-Old DaughterA northwest Indiana man faces a maximum 40-year sentence after he admitted that he killed his 2-month-old daughter because she wouldn’t stop crying when he wanted to smoke synthetic marijuana.
Police Raid Lombard Smoke Shop Selling Fake Pot, Bath SaltsPolice raided a smoke shop near Lombard and arrested the owners this week, after they were found to be selling synthetic pot and bath salts.
More Than 200 New Laws Set To Take EffectAs the calendar clicks over to a new year on Sunday, more than 200 new laws are going into effect in Illinois.
Undercover Cop Goes After Synthetic Marijuana VendorsAn undercover detective in Will County talked with WBBM Newsradio about his efforts to enforce the war on synthetic marijuana.
City Ban On Synthetic Pot Starts Wednesday, Statewide Ban Starts Jan. 1Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
Batavia Moving To Ban Sale Of Synthetic MarijuanaTwo businesses in Batavia have been found selling synthetic marijuana — prompting police and aldermen in the western suburb to support a ban on the sale or delivery, possession or use of the substance.
Mother Of Teen Who Died Sues Store That Sold 'Potpourri' DrugA 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.