Some city officials are calling for online retailers to stop selling synthetic marijuana, known as K2.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is hosting a news conference along with a local resident who is recovering from an addiction to K2.
A Bronx man afraid of losing his son to K2 has taken a very bold step.
As of last week, the 311 system fielded more than 20,000 calls related to the homeless. That’s up from more than 12,000 two years ago.
Lawmakers in New York are calling for tougher penalties for people who are caught selling synthetic marijuana.
Don’t expect the mayor’s “NYC Safe” initiative to magically make the homeless disappear from the streets. It may only affect several hundred.
For two days now, CBS2 has shown you how synthetic marijuana – often called K2 – is ravaging Harlem and other neighborhoods.
Synthetic marijuana, also known as “K2” and “Spice” is a synthetic druge gaining popularity among the homless in NYC because of its low cost and availability.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to reveal his plan to deal with the homeless and mentally ill on Thursday, and the night before, two neighborhoods that strongly supported the mayor said help cannot come soon enough.
Bratton: Synthetic Marijuana Gives Homeless Users ‘Superhuman Strength,’ Makes Them ‘Impervious To Pain’
The NYPD is sounding the alarm about a synthetic drug, saying it is favored by the homeless. It makes people irrational, impervious to pain and very dangerous.
In spite of a New York State Health Department order telling stores to stop selling synthetic marijuana, it is still available. The product has been found in stores all around New York, from bodegas in the Bronx to gas stations on Long Island.
Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.
A New York lawmaker wants parents not to fear what their kids might pick up at the mall.