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3 Pleasantville High School Students Taken To Hospital After Smoking Synthetic Substance

Police in Westchester are investigating an incident involving synthetic marijuana that left three children ill.

09/12/2014

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WCBS 880: NYC Officials Issue Warning About Synthetic Marijuana After Wave Of ER Cases

Synthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.

07/27/2014

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Boomer: It’s True, I Had Second-Hand High During ‘MNF’ Broadcast

We get to hear some fantastic little-known stories from time to time on the “Boomer & Carton” show. Well, on Friday, we were given our latest radio treat courtesy Boomer Esiason.

01/10/2014

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Report: Jets’ Winslow Charged With Synthetic Marijuana Possession

Winslow, who finished with 31 receptions for 388 yards and two touchdowns this season, was suspended four games earlier in the season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

01/09/2014

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New York Passes New Regulations Against Synthetic Drugs

The regulations expand the state list of prohibited drugs and chemicals and expose store owners or employees to criminal fines up to $500 and up to 15 days in jail, health officials said Tuesday.

08/07/2012

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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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New York Bans Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

The products produces a high when smoked and have been linked to severe adverse reactions including death and acute renal failure.

03/29/2012

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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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New York Lawmakers Push For National Ban On Synthetic Marijuana

It’s known as incense or potpourri, but it’s not the kind you use to make a room smell nice. It’s an herbal mixture that’s being smoked for a high, and getting many people sick. Now, there’s a new effort to get it banned.

03/05/2012

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New Jersey Bans Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced today that making, possessing or selling synthetic marijuana will now be punishable by three to five years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines.

02/29/2012

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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