Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is hosting a news conference along with a local resident who is recovering from an addiction to K2.
The wife of an inmate has been charged with smuggling the synthetic pot into the jail.
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.
The operation comes after 8,000 bags of the product were found in five other stores on the same stretch of road on July 2.
Ebony Strange, of White Plains, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of promoting prison contraband.
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Tuesday that illegal synthetic pot is rampant in East Harlem, and you don’t even need to find a dealer to get some.
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.