A multi-million dollar civil lawsuit has been filed against a former Baltimore Oriole by a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted.
BALTIMORE - What is it called??
Synthetic pot goes by a variety of names including K2, Spice, Pep Spice, Black Mamba, Ocean Breeze, Dragon, Bombay Blue and other catchy names.
What's in it??
Synthetic pot contains a set of chemicals including JWH18, JWH200, JWH73, JWH250, JWH19, HU210, CP47/497, C8-47/497. Some of those ingredients have been banned by the DEA, although many brands of synthetic pot are being sold stating they do not contain those chemicals. Each batch is different and there is no regulated form. The drug was first designed to help cancer patients increase their appetite, but was later morphed into its current form for illicit use.
What does it look like??
Synthetic pot is often packaged in small packs or baggies. It's often labeled as "herbal incense" or "aromatic potpourri" and is made up of crushed herbs sprayed with set of chemicals intended to mimic THC, the drug found in marijuana. Many of the packages have the phrase, "Not for human consumption" on the packaging.
How do you use it??
It's typically put into a pipe or rolled into a cigarette and smoked.
What do they do to you??
Smoking synthetic pot can cause anxiety, paranoia, nausea and confusion in the short-term.
For every Ravens touchdown and every Orioles inning, there are men and women in blue there to pay witness. They're not watching the game. They're watching you. And no matter who wins, we found the money spent comes at a loss to the department.
It's an eyesore, it's unsanitary, and it's a huge problem in Baltimore. The city spends about $17 million cleaning up illegal dumps each year, but the current penalties aren't deterring some people.
A Baltimore City police officer was sentenced to 45 days in jail followed by 18 months of probation and 200 hours of community service for assaulting a man in police custody and then hindering the internal affairs investigation into the incident.
An Eastern Shore woman convicted in the death of a child in her care will get a new trial thanks to a judge's decision.
In a detention hearing in federal court, prosecutors detailed new evidence in their case against a Severna Park woman accused of posing as a physician's assistant.
An Anne Arundel County woman is indicted by the feds for posing as a physician's assistant and treating patients.
Zero tolerance for pot has been the norm for decades for workplace drug testing, and, in most states, for policing drugged driving. But with millions of Americans now legally able to use pot for either medical purposes or outright, there’s growing demand to know how much is too much to safely drive or perform on the job.
Across the region, police agencies say they don’t tolerate harassment among officers, though there’s no cut and dried solution.
When it comes to cruising, people put a lot of time and energy into researching the prices, amenities and destinations. But according to a recent government report, consumers may not be as informed as they should be about the safety and security on these vessels.