2 Investigators: Two Brothers O.D. On Fake Pot, One SurvivesAt the hospital that same night Angela Darsham met other families affected by the rat poison-laced drugs.
Synthetic Marijuana, Laced With Rat Poison, Tied To Fourth Death In IllinoisSince March 7, synthetic cannabinoids have sickened 153 people and been blamed in four deaths: a woman in her 30s, a man in his 40s and two men in their 20s.
Fourth Illinoisan Dies From Synthetic MarijuanaThe Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the fourth death connected to synthetic cannabinoid use.
Massive Supply Of Vitamin K Tablets Donated To Fight Deadly Effects of Synthetic MarijuanaIllinois is getting a boost in the fight against the potentially deadly effects of synthetic marijuana. 800,000 tablets of Vitamin K have been donated to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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.