With Syracuse being labeled an epicenter of synthetic drugs, Senator introduces new legislation to make chemicals in 'spice' and 'k2' drug illegal; most chemicals used in deadly synthetic drugs are still legal; recent scourge in NY demands action to cripple chemists that cook up batches of deadly synthetic drugs.
The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) and the experts at America¿s 55 poison centers applaud the efforts of the United States Senate focused on the prevention of opioid addiction, according to Stephen T. Kaminski, JD, AAPCC CEO and executive director.
Marijuana brownies have long been a staple of cannabis coffee shops in the Netherlands, but the new products are quite different. They are now skillfully being produced and packaged to closely mimic popular candies and other sweets.
The Upstate New York Poison Center receives calls about toxic exposures from the healthcare institutions in the 54 county coverage area. Listed below are the number of human exposure calls per county on Heroin Human Exposures.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of deaths involving opioids over the past several years, due in part to the increase in the number of prescriptions written (close to 4 million in 2013), increasing the availability and thereby easy access to dangerous drugs.
The Upstate New York Poison Center has developed a presentation about synthetic drugs of abuse including signs, symptoms of use. This presentation focuses on bath salts, synthetic marijuana, wet/PCP, and inhalants.