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2014-04-04 23:04:12

Recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, are some of the newest designer drugs being sold on the streets today. Willow Grove, PA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 NMS Labs announces the launch of its test offering for the synthetic phenethylamines, known as NBOMes, recently banned by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). The qualitative test detects 25B-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe, and 25I-NBOMe, which are some of the newest...

2014-01-23 11:27:02

The U.S. should prepare for more outbreaks of illness and possible deaths from designer drugs including synthetic marijuana, according to the new research from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, illustrates a wide range of dangers associated with these increasingly popular drugs. In the fall of 2013, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment learned of an unusually large increase in emergency...

Link Synthetic Marijuana And Stroke
2013-11-20 08:49:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Neurologists from the University of Southern Florida (USF) have discovered a link between smoking synthetic marijuana and strokes in otherwise healthy young adults. Their findings, reported online in the journal Neurology Tuesday, feature case studies of two siblings who both experienced acute ischemic strokes shortly after smoking the substance known as spice. This type of stroke occurs when an artery to the brain becomes...

2013-11-02 23:02:18

Hundreds more drugs are added to the list of synthetics being sold internationally, so Narconon releases a new educational feature to help parents keep their kids safe. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Most of the world heard about the “Miami zombie” attack over Memorial Day, 2012, in which a homeless man lost much of his face to an attacker who was high on drugs. At that moment, a new drug dubbed “bath salts” was suddenly launched into high public awareness. At that moment, the subject...

2013-10-31 16:26:58

The following statement should be attributed to Cheryl Deem, executive director, American Spice Trade Association WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) wants American consumers to know that spices sold under reputable and trusted brands at their local grocery store are clean and safe to enjoy. U.S. consumers can continue to purchase, consume and enjoy these products with confidence. Given the recent sensational media coverage regarding...

2013-08-30 23:02:46

A study of the new report from the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction makes the cannabis connection to European drug trends much more apparent. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 A new report from the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction provides a new, overall look at the rates of drug abuse and trafficking across Europe. An examination of that report shows how prominently cannabis figures into current trends. First, cannabis is the most-used drug across the...

2013-08-14 23:25:05

Recent raids on Houston area businesses show that dangerous designer drugs such as synthetic marijuana are readily available to teens. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In late July, Houston Chronicle reported, area officers seized 5,800 packets of synthetic marijuana and bath salts in raids of stores in the area. Other recent raids across Texas have proven the wide availability of synthetic drugs which are sometimes sold in “smoke shops” or convenience stores. Synthetic drugs have...

2013-07-05 23:04:50

Sold with names including “bath salts,” “spice,” and meow-meow,” new synthetic designer drugs evade existing laws drugs and offer life threatening consequences for users. Detox centers such as Harbor Village provide step-by-step programs to address addiction to these new synthetic drugs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 As reported by Reuters (6/26), Lure, variety of designer drugs is alarming, U.N. agency says, there are now 251 dangerous psychoactive drugs, which is a 50%...

2013-06-19 23:20:29

New designer drugs are creatively manufactured and packaged to skirt drug laws. Designer drug users should seek immediate professional help found at a 24/7 medically supervised detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 According to Vanessa Grigoriadis, a contributing editor of New York Magazine, drug abusers called “psychonauts” are creating new designer drugs featuring psychoactive effects by changing existing ones based on their...

2013-05-28 23:23:05

With employers now able to test for synthetic marijuana, Recovery Associates discusses the potential impact this could have on those that abuse this drug. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The new synthetic drugs that have been flooding the market have been a growing cause for concern for employers. To get around testing positive for marijuana, many employees have turned to synthetic marijuana due to the inability of companies to test for the presence of it in a urine sample–until now. An ABC News...