Mayor Bill de Blasio said synthetic marijuana is a real problem.
Thirty-two-year-old Nicholas Rivera is held on $150,000 bail, charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other charges.
The Democrat said Sunday that he’s urging the agency to use its existing authority to ban more than 250 chemicals used in the synthetic drugs.
Police in Westchester are investigating an incident involving synthetic marijuana that left three children ill.
Synthetic marijuana has sent at least 15 people to city emergency rooms over the past few days, a Health Department official said.
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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.
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.
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.
The products produces a high when smoked and have been linked to severe adverse reactions including death and acute renal failure.
The synthetic drug, sold under the names of “Legal Phunk,” “Spice,” and other brands, is often disguised as incense or potpourri.
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.
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.
A New York lawmaker wants parents not to fear what their kids might pick up at the mall.