New Jersey Drug Overdose Death Totals Rise Again, Due To SyntheticsDeaths due to drug overdoses rose again in 2015, according to data released by the Medical Examiner's Office.
Drugs Close Two Atlantic City Boardwalk StoresOfficials have closed two stores on the Atlantic City Boardwalk after police say they were selling synthetic drugs that were banned two years ago.
New Jersey Officials Say Crackdown On Synthetic Drugs Working New Jersey officials are looking at newly released data and suggesting that their crackdown on synthetic marijuana and so-called “bath salt” drugs is working.
Dozens of Pennsylvania Locations Raided For 'Synthetic' Illegal DrugsPennsylvania law enforcement officials call it “Operation Artificial High” -- an ongoing investigation designed to put a dent in the illegal trafficking and sale of what they say are dangerous synthetic drugs.
Authorities Vow To Crack Down On Sale Of Synthetic Drugs After Deadly Crash In PottstownMontgomery County authorities were vowing to crack down on stores that sell synthetic drugs after a Pottstown man, allegedly high on K-2, killed two people in a crash in May.
Pa. Governor Tom Corbett Signs Law Banning Drugs Known As 'Bath Salts'So-called "bath salts" and certain other synthetic drugs are now illegal in Pennsylvania.
Probe Of Boy's Leap Off Willow Grove Mall Garage Points To 'Synthetic' Drug UseMontgomery County authorities continue to investigate what led a 16-year-old Upper Moreland boy to jump from the third floor of the parking garage at the Willow Grove Mall.
Pa. House, Senate Vote To Ban Bath Salts, Synthetic DrugsBoth the state Senate and House have now passed bills banning bath salts and synthetic drugs in Pennsylvania, but there won’t be any bill going to the governor’s desk for now.