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Vital Signs: Synthetic Drugs -- Even A Little Can Do A Lot Of Harm

May 19, 2014

They’ve been linked to the death of a teenager in Frisco last year, and to dozens of recent overdoses in the Dallas area. In this edition of Vital Signs, Dr. Brett Roth of the North Texas Poison Center discusses two forms of synthetic drugs, the N-bomb (251 NBOMe) and he begins with a synthetic marijuana called K-2 or Spice.

For more information:

North Texas Poison Center

Fact Sheet on synthetic drugs

What Are Synthetic Drugs?

3 face federal drug charges in Frisco teen’s overdose death

Nearly 120 People Overdose on Synthetic Marijuana in 5-Day Period

The Designer Drug "N-Bomb" Has Been Linked to the Death of a Frisco Teen