Minnesota Poison Control System officials say they’re seeing a sharp increase in the number of young people being harmed by e-cigarette liquid. In 2012, the poison center received five reports of e-cigarette-related poisonings for people under 20 years old. Last year, that number jumped to 50.
A dozen people have been taken to the hospital in the past 24 hours from overdosing on a particularly bad batch of meth. Deputies think the meth is coming from the east metro, and they are concerned.