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Spice Crackdown Suspects Appear In Federal Court

Three men indicted in Denver for allegedly distributing and buying synthetic marijuana will remain in federal custody over the weekend, a magistrate judge ruled Thursday.

05/08/2014

Synthetic marijuana (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

9 Indicted In Colorado In Synthetic Drug Crackdown

Nine people indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver were arrested in a handful of states as part of a national crackdown on synthetic marijuana, state and federal authorities announced Wednesday.

05/07/2014

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

‘Operation Log Jam’ Targets Designer Drugs Across Nation

Federal agents arrested more than 90 people and more than five million packets of finished designer synthetic drugs were seized in the first nationwide crackdown on designer synthetic drugs in U.S. history.

07/27/2012

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Signs Bill On Bath Salts

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill establishing criminal penalties for the illegal use of synthetic drugs known as bath salts.

06/07/2012