Drugs Expert Witnesses & Synthetic Drugs

Drugs expert witnesses may opine on drug research, drug overdose, drug abuse, and related matters.   Synthetic drugs have been in the news and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says that while Ohio lawmakers have outlawed dangerous synthetic drugs, new compounds are being generated.  On his website, DeWine offers answers to FAQ including “what are synthetic drugs?”

What are synthetic drugs?

Modern use of the term “synthetic drugs” can also be referred to as designer drugs.  They majority of synthetic drugs that are commonly abused are typically divided into three classes:

  • Synthetic Cannabinoids – “Herbal Incense”
  • Synthetic Cathinones – “Bath Salts”
  • Synthetic Hallucinogens – “Smiles”

These synthetic drugs are also known by a variety of names including “spice,” “post,” “K2,” “herbal incense,” “bong cleaner,” “winder cleaner,” “smiles,” or “plant food.”

Read more: http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/FAQ/All-Frequently-Asked-Questions.aspx?tagid=362#FAQ588


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