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Old 16 August 2018, 12:01 AM
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Ambulance Police make arrest after 46 people overdose at Connecticut park

Connecticut police have made an arrest in connection with more than three dozen overdose cases at a New Haven park.

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There are a couple of annoying things about the way this drug - group of drugs, actually - is portrayed in the news media. First, it's almost always referred to as K2, which is a brand name. I'm sure not every case of this kind of poisoning involves that particular brand, and may make people not realize the stuff sold under other names is dangerous as well. Second, it's usually also labeled "synthetic marijuana", creating one of two impressions: either this stuff is really just the chemicals of pot in a different form, or pot itself is just as dangerous as this stuff.

I am amazed that people still use this stuff considering its illicit (if not illegal) nature and the lack of stability in, or identification of, ingredients. Actual illegal drugs seem more reliable in that regard.
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