Central Illinois Woman Charged In Synthetic Marijuana CaseFederal prosecutors say Letha Dean is the eighth defendant charged in a task force investigation of synthetic marijuana distribution in central Illinois.
Three In Custody Linked To Synthetic Marijuana OutbreakThe synthetic marijuana outbreak spreads as more people come down with dangerous symptoms.
Synthetic Marijuana Linked To 22-Year-Old Man's Death In Cook CountyA 22-year-old man who died at Advocate Christ Medical Center on March 28 suffered excessive internal bleeding, and had a rat poison in his system that previously has been linked to synthetic marijuana use in dozens of other non-fatal cases of severe bleeding.
A Warning For Synthetic Marijuana UsersIt's sometimes called Spice, K2 or fake weed and contains a chemical used in rat poison.
2 Investigators: Mom Gets Revenge On Drug RingKaren Dobner's son was in a fatal crash after ingesting a form of synthetic marijuana he bought at a shopping mall. CBS 2's Dave Savini has this follow-up.
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.

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