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  • Man accused of selling synthetic THC for vaping Play Video

    January 12, 2016 11:24 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police arrested a Denham Springs gas station owner after narcotics detectives said they seized hundreds of bottles of vaporizer liquid which had synthetic THC in it which were being sold at the station. Police charged Essam Farhat on Dec. 7 with one count of distributing drugs,... more »
  • Arrest made after school mojo overdoses

    August 21, 2015 3:55 PM

    COVINGTON - Police said Friday they've arrested a high school student in connection with three students overdosing on "mojo," or synthetic marijuana, at Covington High School. Police said 18-year-old Caleb Badeaux supplied the drug, which is smoked to simulate the effects of marijuana, to the juvenile students. A... more »
  • Seminar on fake marijuana scheduled for this weekend Play Video

    May 20, 2015 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE- This weekend the East Baton Rouge coroner will be speaking at the U.S.S. Kidd about the dangers of fake marijuana. Dr. Beau Clark will be addressing the public about the many misconceptions surrounding the drug. Fake marijuana drugs like "Mojo" were originally created in hopes of creating... more »
  • No more fake mac and cheese

    April 20, 2015 7:45 PM

    CHICAGO- There's a new healthy make-over coming for the timeless favorite, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Its going natural with no more bright yellow pasta with artificial preservatives and synthetic colors. Now, it'll be made with the real McCoy of fresh spices. Kraft promises it won't change the taste and all... more »
  • More synthetics outlawed ahead of Mardi Gras

    January 29, 2015 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials announced new bans on several synthetic marijuana mixes Thursday, and said with Mardi Gras around the corner they're worried more kids might try to get access to similar drugs. The newly-outlawed compounds include "PX 1," "PX 2" and "MDMB-CHMICA." The Department of Health and... more »
  • Doctor: someone at your work might be using synthetic weed Play Video

    January 23, 2015 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An ER doctor is asking companies to do more to help people kick the deadly habit of smoking synthetic pot. Dr. Chuck Thompson says some of the area's largest employers need to watch their workers, because there's a good chance some are using. "This drug... more »
  • Synthetic marijuana suspected as factor in deadly wreck Play Video

    January 23, 2015 1:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators said synthetic marijuana may have been a factor in a deadly wreck earlier this month in Baton Rouge. Police said Ryan Earhart, 22, of Lake Charles died Thursday from injuries sustained in the Jan. 10 crash on North Boulevard. Investigators said he was traveling... more »

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