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Bronx Sen. Jeff Klein introducing legislation to combat synthetic marijuana. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Calling For Tougher Penalties To Combat Sales Of Synthetic Marijuana

Lawmakers in New York are calling for tougher penalties for people who are caught selling synthetic marijuana.

08/12/2015

With the rising temperatures, New Yorkers are seeing more and more homeless on the streets. (Photo: CBS2)

Residents Demand Mayor, City Take Action On Synthetic Marijuana Use

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.

08/05/2015

A homeless man said to be on synthetic marijuana was seen on video howling and acting irrationally. (Photo: CBS2)

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.

08/04/2015

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NYC’s 5 Best Fall- And Winter-Flavored Bites

From Asian to French fusion to New York City’s foodie favorite Thanksgiving croissant, enjoy the flavors of fall at these 5 restaurants.

10/30/2013

Synthetic Marijuana (credit: CBS 2)

Synthetic Marijuana Still Available In New York Despite Order

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.

04/04/2012

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Suffolk County Approves Synthetic Marijuana Ban

The synthetic drug, sold under the names of “Legal Phunk,” “Spice,” and other brands, is often disguised as incense or potpourri.

03/20/2012

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Furry Friend Finder: Spice

Spice is a 3-year-old Weimaraner and is looking for a new home.

07/10/2011

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Rockland Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski Calls For Ban On Synthetic Marijuana

A New York lawmaker wants parents not to fear what their kids might pick up at the mall.

04/20/2011