Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The St. Louis County Police sent out a warning about the deadly hallucinogen after a West County parent said she believes her daughter may have been slipped N-Bomb at a New Year's Eve party and nearly overdosed.
St. Louis County Police are warning parents and teens about a new synthetic drug called "N-Bomb" that is already responsible for deaths in several states. What is N-Bomb? The name stems from its chemical composition, 2C-I-NBOMe or 25INBOMe, and police say it is a powerful hallucinogen that is a more potent and deadly derivative of mescaline. It has been reportedly responsible for fatal overdoses in California, North Dakota, Minnesota, Louisiana and Virginia. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) St. Louis County Police said the substance has been purchased undercover in the metro area by drug detectives. Chief Tim Fitch said it's important for the public to be aware about the dangerous …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The new law beats chemists at their own game.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Definitions in the city's existing law makes it easy for K2 pushers to distribute in Hazelwood and it not be illegal so long as the product formula changes. That will soon change, pending a second reading and final vote.
Call it what you want: K2, Spice, Genie. But synthetic marijuana has grown to become a household name, even though it is illegal in Missouri. The chemists behind the product are finding ways around Missouri and Hazelwood laws banning the drug, by simply altering the drug's formula. But Hazelwood officials are not sitting back and watching. They're combating the problem head-on. Hazelwood introduced an amendment to the existing law banning synthetic marijuana broadening the definition of synthetic marijuana so that no matter how chemists alter the foundation of the drug, all versions will remain illegal. "We have a problem where chemistry stays one step ahead of legislature," said Hazelwood attorney Kevin O'Keefe. "We have a law on the …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Plus, city manager Edwin Carlstrom will give a report on an investigation of some residents' concern regarding a matter.
Hazelwood City Council will convene Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., to discuss city business. Council will meet in its chambers at Hazelwood City Hall. City manager Edwin Carlstrom will discuss and make recommendations to city council on consideration of two amendments regarding drugs and building contamination related to K2 synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine. North County Incorporated Regional Development Association will also present the results of a study on North County's economic profile and outlook. City Council has several items up for final vote including: Will you be attending Wednesday's Hazelwood City Council meeting?