• Thanks For Visiting
    Thanks For Visiting
  • Featured Guest Post
    Featured Guest Post
  • Trump Pence News
    Trump Pence News
  • Weather Alerts
    Weather Alerts

Special News Reports

Sat04212018

+ Larger Font | + Smaller Font

Science Daily Reports

Science News: The Spice of Death: The Science behind Tainted “Synthetic Marijuana”

Three people died and more than 100 have been sickened in the past few weeks after taking synthetic cannabinoids, human-made compounds that target the same brain receptors as marijuana. Symptoms documented by poison centers—first mostly in the Midwest, and now in Maryland—include unexplained bruising, coughing up blood, bleeding from the nose and gums, blood in…


Source:www.scientificamerican.com


Posted: 2018-04-17 10:45:20

Get Full News Story On Google Science News Network


Listen to this article. Speaker link opens in a new window.
Text To Speech BETA Test Version.






Print Friendly and PDF Share Embed


Related News Stories From The Web And More

Related Bing News

Science News: The Spice of Death: The Science behind Tainted “Synthetic Marijuana” | Science Daily Reports - Newscast

The science behind tainted “synthetic marijuana”

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:00:00 GMT

He warns these substances are poorly understood, and can be perilous even when not tainted; the new cases comprise the latest chapter in an ongoing public health crisis, as people increasingly chase a buzz from numerous chemicals developed for scientific ...

Synthetic Marijuana Tainted with Rat Poison Linked to 3 Deaths

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:10:00 GMT

"Each day, we've seen the number of cases rise," IDPH director Dr. Nirav Shah said in an April 9 statement, following the death of ... rat poison." Synthetic marijuana, also called K2 or Spice, isn't a substitute for marijuana, Live Science reported ...

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:42:00 GMT

Several patients and samples of so-called synthetic marijuana from Illinois have tested positive ... The Associated Press Health & Science Department receives support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Department of Science Education.

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:34:00 GMT

CHICAGO (AP) - Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and sickened more than 100 others in the last month. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most cases are in Illinois but a few ...

Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:39:00 GMT

In this June 29, 2016 file photo, a man holds a bag of synthetic marijuana in Houston. In a report released Tuesday, April 10, 2018, fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and sickened more than 100 others in ...

Related Bing Web Search

Science News, Articles, and Information - Scientific American

(Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:18:00 GMT)

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Health News - 2018 Science and Medicine Articles

(Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:50:00 GMT)

Get the latest news and articles about health, science and medicine. A look at the technology and science behind medical discoveries and treatments.

The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned ...

(Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:56:00 GMT)

The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition.

American Council on Science and Health

(Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:42:00 GMT)

About . About American Council on Science and Health; Financials; Our Team; Donate; Publications . All Publications; Priorities Magazine Winter 2018; Priorities Magazine Fall 2017

Central NY Health | Syracuse Health & Wellness News, Blog ...

(Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:36:00 GMT)

Syracuse and Central NY Health stories, blog, opinion, statistics and more. Join the forum discussion on syracuse.com.

Health - Scientific American

(Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:45:00 GMT)

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Alabama hits 100 mark in flu-related death investigations ...

(Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:56:00 GMT)

Alabama hits 100 mark in flu-related death investigations - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Illinois Headlines - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather ...

(Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:38:00 GMT)

Illinois Headlines - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

A Clinical Disaster in France | In the Pipeline

(Thu, 14 Jan 2016 23:55:00 GMT)

Derek Lowe's commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine.All content is Derek’s own, and he does not in any way speak for his employer.

The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We ...

(Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:44:00 GMT)

The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We Realized. Are the most successful people in society just the luckiest people?

Related News Story Videos From Youtube

Third Person Dies After Taking Synthetic Weed Linked To Bleeding


Related Videos On: Third Person Dies After Taking Synthetic Weed Linked To Bleeding


Illinois reports third death linked to synthetic marijuana


Related Videos On: Illinois reports third death linked to synthetic marijuana


Police in Illinois Make Arrests Over Deadly Synthetic Marijuana


Related Videos On: Police in Illinois Make Arrests Over Deadly Synthetic Marijuana


1 dead as outbreak related to synthetic pot use hits 38 people in Illinois | News News


Related Videos On: 1 dead as outbreak related to synthetic pot use hits 38 people in Illinois | News News


Md. Investigating 1st Reported Case of Bleeding Caused By Fake Weed


Related Videos On: Md. Investigating 1st Reported Case of Bleeding Caused By Fake Weed






Blow Us A Whistle

Comments (Whistles) Designed By Disqus




Company Information

Official Content Providers











PRIVACY POLICY

We recommend Firefox 3 (and above), Edge, and Chrome for dynamic performance.
Copyright; 2008-2018 RobinsPost (The Bird's Eye View Company) All rights reserved.
News stories from trusted sources. RobinsPost.com provides links to news sites based on their RSS feeds.
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources.
ROBINSPOST.COM Is Proudly Made In America. - Where Quality, Safety and Service Comes First.