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Fake Pot
5:22 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Feds Charge 28 In Connection With Synthetic Drug Ring

Some of the synthetic drugs seized in raids related to federal indictments made public on June 18, 2014.
Credit (Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Federal prosecutors say they have dismantled a criminal ring that allegedly distributed at least $18 million worth of synthetic drugs across the country over the last three years. 

Six federal and ten local agencies participated in the investigation, which special agent James P. Shrouba,  the head of the St. Louis office of the Drug Enforcement Agency, said took down an entire organization from the producers to the retailers. Twenty-eight people from Illinois, Arizona, Missouri and Indiana were either arrested or surrendered to authorities.

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Synthetic Marijuana
4:37 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Indictments Handed Down In Mid Mo. For Synthetic Marijuana Sales

(via Flickr/peter.a photography)

Federal prosecutors are cracking down on businesses in mid Missouri that allegedly sold synthetic marijuana.

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