Efforts to combat abuse of bath salts seem to be working

When a new fad breaks onto the scene, it occasionally becomes something that Americans continue to use for years and even decades. More often than not however, fads are widespread for a short period of time and then quickly die out. Evidence suggests that the group of substances commonly referred to as “bath salts,” which […]

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Milwaukee begins crackdown on synthetic marijuana

Milwaukee is beginning to crack down on manufacturers and sellers of synthetic marijuana. Though few drug charges related to synthetic marijuana have been formally prosecuted in Wisconsin’s courts to date, that trend appears to be changing. This month, a regular traffic stop ultimately ended in the confiscation of more than 10 pounds of synthetic marijuana […]

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DEA announces nationwide ban on synthetic drug ‘bath salts’

On behalf of Craig Kuhary, Attorney at Law posted in Drug Charges on Thursday, October 27, 2011. In previous posts, we have written about Wisconsin’s efforts to ban newer recreational drugs like synthetic marijuana. Many individual cities and communities passed their own bans because there was no statewide law to prohibit the drug’s use. These […]

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Wisconsin lawmaker seeks statewide ban on synthetic marijuana

We have previously reported on efforts to ban synthetic marijuana in Wisconsin. Individual cities have enacted their own bans, but synthetic marijuana – sometimes called “K2” or “Spice” – has yet to be banned statewide. A new piece of legislation seeks to change that. One Wisconsin lawmaker is introducing a bill that would outlaw synthetic […]

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