Synthetic Marijuana

Federal, state and city authorities were able to pull about 18 guns and more than $600,000 worth of drugs off the streets of Kensington.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
December 24, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Philadelphia police say that, because concerned Kensington residents called in tips and talked to cops in the neighborhood, federal, state and city authorities were able to pull about 18 guns and more than $600,000 worth of drugs off the street. Read more here.
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In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C.
Allen G. Breed/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More than 50 people...
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Sheamus McCarthy
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Kim Glovas
November 20, 2018 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More drug charges have been filed against a Bucks County man already serving time in state prison for running a heroin ring in Quakertown. The Bucks County District Attorney's office says 28-year-old Sheamus McCarthy sent letters to his brother and his girlfriend in...
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Synthetic Marijuana
Dreamstime
Suzanne Monaghan
July 27, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The FDA has issued a warning following reports of severe illnesses and deaths resulting from the use of synthetic marijuana contaminated with an ingredient commonly used in rat poison. So what do parents need to know. It's sold under several different names: K2,...
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