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Bill Banning Synthetic Drugs Passes Senate, Awaits President’s Signature
By Join Together Staff | June 29, 2012 | reprinted from: http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/drugs/bill-banning-synthetic-drugs-passes-senate-awaits-president%E2%80%99s-signature
The U.S. Senate passed a bill outlawing synthetic drugs this week, and awaits President Obama’s signature, The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. The Synthetic Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 2012 bans drugs such as “bath salts” and synthetic marijuana at the federal level.
According to a news release from the office of Senator Charles Schumer of New York, the amendment included three bills relating to synthetic substances: one for bath salts, one for synthetic marijuana, and one for synthetic hallucinogens. Click on link above for more information.
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