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New drug law targets sellers, closes loopholes

Gates Police Chief David DiCaro remembers the conversation well. A family in Gates spoke with him about the death of their teen son, which they attributed to his use of synthetic drugs. “I wouldn’t disagree,” DiCaro said. “We see it, ...

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New York cracks down on synthetic drugs

New regulations are being issued by the state Department of Health to crack down on the increasingly widespread use of bath salts and other synthetic drugs. The new regulations, issued Tuesday and approved by the Public Health and Health Planning ...

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AG targets eight more head shops

Following an undercover investigation, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced his office has filed a new lawsuit against Tebb’s Head Shops for the sale of bath salts and synthetic drugs in violation of the state’s labeling laws. Schneiderman ...

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Removal of improperly labeled products ordered

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday announced that judges across the state have issued temporary restraining orders against 11 head shop retailers blocking them from selling designer drugs, including commonly known synthetics such as “bath salts” and “synthetic marijuana.” ...

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Man indicted for possessing ‘bath salts’

Andrew Russell, 25, of Rochester, is facing a federal charge in the first of its kind prosecution involving 4-Ethyl-N-ethylcathinone, a controlled substance more popularly known as “bath salts” or “Molly.” He is charged with violating Title 21, United States Code, ...

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