Synthetic Drugs Conviction Upheld For Ex-Headshop OwnerA federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed the conviction of a former Minnesota head shop owner who openly sold millions of dollars' worth of synthetic drugs from his store in downtown Duluth.
Appeals Court To Consider Bath Salts CaseA former Minnesota head shop owner who flouted authorities as he openly sold synthetic drugs labeled "herbal incense," ''spice" and "bath salts" is hoping to persuade a federal appeals court that he acted legally and that the law that sent him to prison is unconstitutional.
Synthetic Drug Dealer Files AppealA business owner sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for selling synthetic drugs at a northeastern Minnesota store is appealing his case.
Synthetic Drug Seller Gets 17½ Years The owner of a now-closed Minnesota head shop has been sentenced to 17½ years in prison for selling synthetic drugs. Federal prosecutors asked a judge Thursday to make an example out of Jim Carlson, who was convicted on 51 counts related to selling synthetic drugs from his Duluth shop, Last Place on Earth.