Thirteen Arrested After Bad Batch Of K2 Leads To 49 Overdoses In North Brooklyn
"K2 is a dangerous, deadly drug, but this strain is especially threatening," NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said in a statement.
Updated: May 22, 2018 12:34 PM
The 'AK-47 24 Karat Gold' That Ravaged Myrtle-Broadway Is 85 Times More Potent Than Marijuana
A newly-released medical study has found that the specific variety of K2 sold near on the Bed-Stuy/Bushwick border this summer was crudely mixed and dangerously potent.
Updated: Dec 15, 2016 4:07 PM
Coney Island Hospital Accused Of Misdiagnosing Meningitis-Infected Woman With K2 Overdose
The hospital's been cited for six violations, and is now facing a wrongful death lawsuit.
Updated: Jun 4, 2016 11:22 AM
"Excellent Tire Shop Services" In Queens Was More Focused On K2 Services, Feds Allege
They seized over 440 pounds of synthetic marijuana, whose sale and production New York City criminalized in the fall.
Updated: Mar 31, 2016 11:57 AM
NYC Criminalizes Sale & Production Of Synthetic Marijuana, AKA K2
"These laws do not punish the individuals that are held hostage and held in the grip of this toxic drug," de Blasio emphasized yesterday.
Updated: Oct 21, 2015 10:25 AM
$10 Million Worth Of K2 Seized In The Bronx Last Night
That's about 2 million packets.
Updated: Sep 24, 2015 1:26 PM
How 260,000 Bags Of K2 Get Made
The suspects, who range in age from 26 to 47, allegedly used a warehouse on Light Street in the Eastchester section of the Bronx as their base of operations over the past year.
Updated: Sep 16, 2015 4:47 PM
Recovering K2 Addict Recalls Subway "Smoke Parties"
"My heart almost stopped one time, and I got tingly feelings in my veins, and I felt like I was going to pass away."
Updated: Aug 25, 2015 5:13 PM
New Legislation Would Criminalize "Weaponized" Weed In NY
Only the sale, not possession (for now).
Updated: Aug 13, 2015 5:59 PM
NYPD Warns Public About "Weaponized Weed" With Videos Of Naked Men Resisting Arrest
Officials say fake weed has sent hundreds of New Yorkers to the hospital this year.
Updated: Apr 6, 2018 3:16 PM
NY State Cracks Down On Fake Weed
Officials say over 1,900 New Yorkers went to the hospital in April through June after smoking fake weed.
Updated: Apr 5, 2018 4:42 PM
Cuomo: Fake Weed Sent 160 New Yorkers To The Hospital This Month
Synthetic marijuana was banned in 2012.
Updated: Apr 8, 2018 12:56 PM
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