Trevor Robinson

bath salts

Obama Signs Ban On Synthetic Drugs Into Law

President Barack Obama has signed legislation outlawing synthetic drugs, including a substance that led to the death of a Minnesota teen last year.

07/10/2012

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Legislation Aimed At Synthetic Drugs Passes Senate

Legislation to ban some synthetic drugs has passed the U.S. Senate as part of a broader bill covering several pharmaceutical and medical issues.

05/24/2012

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Survey: Synthetic Drug Use Among Teens Is Growing

Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo sees the growing dangers of synthetic drugs first hand. His office is among the first in the state to prosecute homicide charges relating to these so called bath salts.

12/14/2011

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Autopsy Results Pending In Synthetic Drug Death

The murder trial of a 21-year-old man who allegedly provided a synthetic drug that led to a fatal overdose at a party in Blaine is being postponed because final autopsy results on the victim are still pending.

10/28/2011

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Another Minnesota Death Linked To Synthetic Drugs

They’ve been marketed for years as safe and legal alternatives to controlled drugs, substances like marijuana and cocaine, but synthetic substitutes sold online have claimed another Minnesota life.

09/09/2011

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Services Thursday For Man Who Took Drug, Died

Funeral services are being held for the Coon Rapids man who died last week after inhaling a synthetic drug.

03/24/2011

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Visitation Set For Man Who Died After Taking Drug

A visitation has been scheduled for the Coon Rapids man who died last week after inhaling a synthetic drug.

03/22/2011

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Man Charged With Murder In Mass Overdose That Killed 1

A 21-year-old man has been charged with third-degree murder after a drug he allegedly provided at a spring break party caused a teen to go into cardiac arrest and die.

03/21/2011

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Father, 19, Dies In Mass Overdose, Others Hospitalized

One person is dead and 10 more are hospitalized, including two in critical condition after a mass overdose, according to police.

03/17/2011

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