Synthetic marijuana, bright lights could help dementia patients

Synthetic marijuana and brighter lights could help improve the lives of people with dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are best known for the breakdown in cognitive abilities. But a host of other symptoms — including…

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Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products

Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products After a wave of synthetic weed poisonings took a toll on hundreds of people around the country over the last few years, now there are cases of fake CBD making people sick. The Centers…

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Your Complete Guide To Understanding FDA-Approved Synthetic Cannabinoids

Your Complete Guide To Understanding FDA-Approved Synthetic Cannabinoids Cannabis contains healing chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. There are hundreds of cannabinoids in the plant, but because cannabis is still a federally illegal substance, we’ve barely scratched the surface in terms of what we know about cannabinoids today. The two most…

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Sheriff asks for help finding synthetic cannabinoids dealers after string of deaths

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Peoria County sheriff is asking the public for more help combating a deadly outbreak of severe bleeding due to synthetic marijuana. Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell pleaded at a Tuesday news conference, “Please, please, anyone with information please contact us.” Illinois Department of Public Health…

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Officials warn of health risk linked to synthetic cannabinoids

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health officials in Maryland are warning people about serious bleeding problems linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids. A Thursday statement from the University of Maryland says a person was hospitalized earlier this week to treat bleeding issues. The patient was a user of synthetic marijuana, also…

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3 arrested for selling synthetic cannabinoids linked to Illinois deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The owner of a Chicago convenience store and two employees have been charged with selling synthetic marijuana that has been linked to two deaths. Federal prosecutors have charged 48-year-old Fouad Masoud and 44-year-old Jad Allah, both of suburban Justice, and 44-year-old Adil Khan Mohammed of Chicago with…

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