News tagged with illegal drugs

NY defense lawyer: Silk Road creator is not a drug dealer

A San Francisco man who launched an underground website as an economic experiment before abandoning it was fooled into taking the fall when investigators concluded it was used almost solely for drug dealing, a defense lawyer ...

dateJan 13, 2015 in Other
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US Marshals to auction seized bitcoin

The U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday it will auction roughly $18 million in bitcoins seized last fall from Silk Road, a website that was effectively the eBay of illegal drugs.

dateJun 12, 2014 in Other
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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.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Health
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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.

dateNov 24, 2010 in Health
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