On Saturday night alone, authorities in Austin reportedly handled 14 suffering from the side effects of K2. Although the synthetic drug is still legal under Texas state law until September 1st, Austin police are working to tamp down street-level dealers.
A federal crackdown on synthetic marijuana – or “spice” – has honed in on Dallas: A local smoke shop chain and its owner are among 28 accused of drug trafficking.
A spike in K2 or “spice” overdoses in marijuana-restrictive states such as Texas has sparked everything from investigation to legislation.
Questions remain for many people after the FBI seized Fort Worth’s iconic Ridglea Theater in connection with a major drug investigation.
Police in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.
An Irving man faces arson charges for triggering a massive fire at an apartment complex in Las Colinas last month. The blaze destroyed a total of 22 individual units and forced several people to jump from windows and balconies to safety.
K2 and other synthetic marijuana is illegal in Texas and more than a dozen other states, and yet emergency rooms are seeing an increase in related cases.
Two convenience store clerks in Hood County were arrested Friday afternoon for selling K2 at the tobacco shop where they worked.
Here’s what you missed Wednesday on the Jay Mcfarland show.
K2 will soon be illegal in Dallas.
Following the lead of other cities in North Texas, Dallas seems poised to take a stand against the synthetic marijuana known as “K2.”
A guy named Ken called into the show tonight to tell us he has tried the synthetic marijuana and he thinks it should be banned. Audio after the jump…