News tagged with illegal drugs

Synthetic drugs send thousands to ER

(AP) -- Until he tried a marijuana look-alike product called "K2," David Rozga's most dubious decision was getting a Green Bay Packers tattoo on his shoulder.

Apr 07, 2011
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US bans 'fake' marijuana chemicals

US authorities slapped a temporary ban Wednesday on chemicals used to make so-called "fake marijuana" that has been used as a legal alternative to pot.

Nov 24, 2010
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Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually

(AP) -- More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, and contact lenses are the leading culprit, the first detailed national estimate suggests.

Jul 26, 2010
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Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics

(AP) -- Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal, according to new federal guidelines.

Jul 24, 2010
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