Stories tagged with: synthetic drugs

June 3, 2013 - 2:16pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says synthetic drugs are being tweaked to stay legal.

Monday, Dewine met with the Ohio Pharmacy Board to discuss ways to ban newly created versions of drugs that escape the chemical definitions of state laws. Muskingum Behavioral Health CEO Steve Carrel says these drugs are altered and highly dangerous.

"They are variations on other drugs, K2 spice is synthetic marijuana basically it's plant material sprayed with certain materials to give...

November 15, 2012 - 11:49am
1 year 33 weeks ago

Ohio's Attorney General has a plan to take down synthetic drugs in the state.

Lawmakers made the sell of bath salts illegal in 2011, but this new proposed law would ban all synthetic drugs. The Executive Director of Muskingum Behavioral Health said chemists change the make-up of the drug to skirt the laws.

"They label it not for human consumption and that's an out for them," explained Executive Director of Muskingum Behavioral Health Steve Carrel. "They say...

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