What Is the Scope of Synthetic Cannabinoid Abuse Today?

Synthetic cannabinoids are a relatively new drug of concern, a man-made substance similar to cannabis but made in a lab. Such drugs often produce very different effects than one might expect from cannabis, and users can rarely predict what chemicals will be in any given batch of synthetic cannabinoids.


Ren in Synthetic drugs
May 8, 2021

Synthetic Drugs Are More Addictive, Illegal, and Available Than Ever Before

As the years go by, the types of drugs that users experiment with change. Since the turn of the century, the American people have fallen further and further into an addiction crisis which has been brought on primarily by a gradual shift towards highly addictive, extremely dangerous, even lethal, illegal synthetic drugs.


Karen Hadley in Synthetic drugs
August 22, 2018

110 Overdoses in 2 Days Threaten Lives, Strain City Services in Connecticut

In just a few days in New Haven, Connecticut, more than a hundred people would be plunged into life-threatening overdoses as a result of their drug use. The culprit was the ultrapowerful synthetic drug AB-Fubinaca, often found in packets of drugs sold as Spice or K2.


Ren in Drug Information
May 7, 2018

Synthetic Marijuana; What it Is and Why It’s Dangerous

Marijuana and cannabis products have been around for decades and are nothing new to the American drug scene. However, synthetic marijuana is a relatively new drug, a substance that presents mystery and a plethora of unknown effects.



Rat Poison and Synthetic Marijuana—A Bloody Mess

Anyone using synthetic drugs is running an incredible risk because there’s no telling what chemicals—deadly or otherwise—those drugs will contain. In Illinois, dozens of unlucky people began bleeding from eyes, noses, mouths and other parts of the body after their synthetics were spiked with rat poison.