Nurse Rescues Long Island Student Who Collapsed After Smoking Synthetic MarijuanaA fast-acting school nurse is being praised for rescuing a Long Island student who collapsed after smoking synthetic marijuana.
City Officials Hold Summit On Dangers Of K2, Or Synthetic MarijuanaCity officials will hold a summit Monday on the dangers of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 and Spice.
De Blasio Signs Bills To Fight K2 Use; Some Question Effectiveness Of NYPD Task ForceMayor Bill de Blasio signed two bills into law to give the police new tools to stop the use of synthetic marijuana.
Harlem's Homeless Swept Up In K2 CrackdownGrassroots organization Picture the Homeless is demanding a change in police policies.
New York Holds Summit On Synthetic Marijuana, Also Known As K2Law enforcement officials, state and city lawmakers and health experts are taking part in the summit, which is being moderated by State Sen. Jeff Klein at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Alleged K2 DistributorsAction is being taken against alleged distributors of synthetic marijuana and other designer drugs in New York.
Private Investigator Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Rikers IslandDOI arranged to have a drug-sniffing dog greet the would-be smuggler and the pooch alerted.
City Council Looks To Crack Down On Synthetic Marijuana With Proposed BillsIt's already illegal in New York, but manufacturers can circumvent the law by changing the mix of chemical additives when certain substances are banned.
Police Seize Up To 2 Million Packets Of K2 In The BronxPolice on Wednesday confiscated as many as 2 million packets of K2 in the East Bronx.
Bodega Association: 1,700 Bronx Stores Busted For Selling K2A representative of a bodegas association said Monday that merchants who sell K2, or synthetic marijuana, in their stores should be shut down.
Schumer Calls On Feds To Shut Down Websites That Sell Synthetic Marijuana"These drugs are more dangerous and can have worse side effects than marijuana," Schumer said.
U.S. Attorney: 10 Charged In New York City Synthetic Marijuana 'K2' CrackdownNYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the synthetic marijuana was flooding the streets, harming teenagers in public housing and the homeless in city shelters in particular.