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Permalink to Bad batch of K2 causing problems in PA

Bad batch of K2 causing problems in PA

Synthetic marijuana has been around for years now but a recent “spike” in overdoses has brought it back into the spotlight. Synthetic marijuana products like spice and K2 are illegal in Pennsylvania as well as across the country.  These designer drugs are made in laboratories and sold commercially.  While they are sold as marijuana substitutes, they […]

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Permalink to New Designer Drugs Pose a Problem for Forensic Science

New Designer Drugs Pose a Problem for Forensic Science

Recently Gov. Corbett signed a law banning bath salts and other forms of synthetic marijuana and drugs.  However, even before the ink dried, the inevitable happened: People made new drugs.  From synthetic drugs to exotic plants to cleaners and chemicals, people have found new ways to get high and continue the cat-and-mouse game with the […]

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Permalink to Pennsylvania Bans Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana

Pennsylvania Bans Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana

The Pennsylvania State Senate has moved to ban bath salts and synthetic marijuana.  The bill now awaits Gov. Corbett’s signature to be passed into law.  Under the proposed bill, bath salts and synthetic drugs like Spice and K2 will be banned and classified as “Schedule 1” drugs. Penalties for Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana Unless […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Drugs Update: K2 Banned by DEA

PA DUI Drugs Update: K2 Banned by DEA

The United States Department of Justice has banned Five Synthetic Cannabinoids including JWH-018 the main ingredient in K2 and Spice.  You can expect that Pennsylvania will also ban these substances and attach very severe penalties to them as well.  Once they do this, driving under the influence of these substances will also result in a […]

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Permalink to Dear PA DUI Attorney: Can You Land a DUI for Synthetic Marijuana?

Dear PA DUI Attorney: Can You Land a DUI for Synthetic Marijuana?

Every Friday we take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about Pennsylvania DUI so we can clear up any misconceptions and provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information about PA  DUI laws and related topics. Today: Dear Justin, Someone was talking about K2 and Spice, a “synthetic marijuana”, and said […]

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