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Synthetic Designer Drugs News Releases
AUG 29, 2017 DEA arrests two individuals in synthetic drug conspiracy linked to an overdose death
JUL 24, 2017 Chinese National Arrested, Charged: Distributed Opioids, Including Fentanyl Shipped From China to Ohio
JUL 20, 2017 Largest Online "Dark Market" Shut Down
JUL 06, 2017 13.5 Million Lethal Doses of Fentanyl: California Man Indicted in DEA-Kansas Highway Patrol Investigation
JUN 09, 2017 Lubbock Fentanyl Distributors Sentenced
JUN 06, 2017 DEA warns local law enforcement and first responders about the dangers of fentanyl exposure
MAR 20, 2017 Birmingham Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Fentanyl that Caused 20-Year-Old’s Death
FEB 17, 2017 China Announces Scheduling Controls of Carfentanil and other Fentanyl Compounds
JAN 13, 2017 Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg Meets with Drug Control Officials in China
JAN 10, 2017 DEA Warns: “Pink” Overdoses Discovered in Phoenix, AZ
DEC 06, 2016 DEA Releases 2016 Drug Threat Assessment: Fentanyl-related overdose deaths rising at an alarming rate
NOV 08, 2016 Lead Defendant in Case Targeting Synthetic Drugs Pleads Guilty to Smuggling, Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges
SEP 29, 2016 U.S. and Chinese Drug Enforcement Agencies Meet on Synthetic Opioid Efforts
SEP 28, 2016 Ohio Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Heroin/Fentanyl that led to Overdose Death
AUG 17, 2016 Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to 12 Years Prison
AUG 09, 2016 International Drug Trafficking Ring Used “Front” Companies to Transport Drugs Across America
AUG 04, 2016 East Texans Arrested on Federal Violations
JUL 22, 2016 DEA Report: Counterfeit Pills Fueling U.S. Fentanyl and Opioid Crisis
JUN 10, 2016 Three Defendants Arrested in Connection with Illegal Fentanyl Pill Manufacturing Operation
MAY 19, 2016 DEA Task Force Takes Down Fentanyl Distribution Ring
MAY 11, 2016 Reno Doctor Robert Rand and Eight Others Indicted on Federal Prescription Drug Distribution Charges
MAY 03, 2016 Ohio Couple Who Owned Chain of “Head Shops” Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Synthetic Cannabinoids Known as “Spice”
APR 01, 2016 Public Safety Alert from Drug Enforcement Administration Counterfeit Hydrocodone Tablets Containing Fentanyl
MAR 16, 2016 DEA Agents Arrest Four Men on Federal Charges of Distributing Narcotics, Including Pills Manufactured with a Fentanyl Analogue
MAR 09, 2016 Sixteen Latin King Gang Members and Associates Arrested for Narcotics Trafficking in Long Beach, New York
FEB 23, 2016 South Carolina Native Sentenced for Role in a-PVP Trafficking and Money Laundering Conspiracies
OCT 15, 2015 151 Arrested in DEA-Led Investigation of Synthetic Drug Rings
SEP 16, 2015 Spice In The City: New York DEA Leads Huge Attack Against Synthetic Drug Traffickers
AUG 12, 2015 Three Tampa Residents Plead Guilty for Their Involvement in a Conspiracy to Import a Synthetic Cannabinoid, XLR-11, a/k/a "Spice", and Drug Paraphernalia
DEC 12, 2014 Fifteen Suspects Entangled in Operation Synthetic Web
OCT 28, 2014 Federal Jury Convicts Brothers in Synthetic Drug Distribution Conspiracy
AUG 05, 2014 Seven South Florida Residents Charged in Conspiracy to Distribute Performance Enhancing Drugs to Underage High School and Professional Athletes
JUL 29, 2014 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Charges against Supplier of “Molly” That Resulted in a Death at Electric Zoo Concert
JUN 11, 2014 Four Adult Entertainers and Club Manager Arrested in $200,000 Fraud: Victims Drugged and Transported to New York City Clubs
MAY 07, 2014 DEA News: Huge Synthetic Drug Takedown
JAN 10, 2014 Member of an International Ethnic-Albanian Organized Crime Syndicate Sentenced to 115 Months for Drug Trafficking and Attempting to Assassinate Criminal Associate over Drug Debt
DEC 17, 2013 Designer Drug Importer Arraigned Today in Bakersfield
NOV 18, 2013 DEA Announces Release of 2013 National Drug Threat Assessment
NOV 15, 2013 Three More Synthetic Drugs Become Illegal for at Least Two Years
JULY 22, 2013 Federal Jury Convicts Tempe Designer Drug Manufacturer/Distributor of Federal Controlled Substance Analogue Enforcement Act Violations
JUNE 26, 2013 The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its law enforcement partners today announced enforcement operations in 35 states ...
MAY 16, 2013 DEA Makes Three More “Fake Pot” Drugs Temporarily Illegal Today
APR 12, 2013 DEA Continues to Act Against Synthetic Drugs
JAN 7, 2013 Sales of Synthetic “Spice” and “Bath Salts” Permanently Banned in Yavapai County
NOV 7, 2012 Valley-wide Synthetic Drug Takedown
JUL 26, 2012 DEA NEWS: Nationwide Synthetic Drug Takedown 
JUN 19, 2012 Congress Agrees to Add 26 Synthetic Drugs to Controlled Substances Act
FEB 29, 2012 Chemicals Used in "Spice" and "K2" Type Products Under Federal Control and Regulation for Additional 6 Months
SEP 07, 2011 DEA Moves to Emergency Control Synthetic Stimulants
JUN 28, 2011 Ten Arrested in New York "Bath Salts" Round-Up
MAR 01, 2011 Chemicals Used in "Spice" and "K2" Type Products Now Under Federal Control and Regulation


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