LAPORTE | The owner of a gas station near Michigan City is accused of selling synthetic marijuana, a product now illegal in Indiana.
HAMMOND | The city will allow a Calumet Avenue tobacco shop shut down earlier this month for alleged sales of synthetic marijuana to stay in business after owners agreed Thursday to jettison one of their partners.
HAMMOND | Police closed a discount tobacco store Monday for selling what's believed to be synthetic marijuana.
EVANSVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today convened an interstate summit to tackle the region’s growing threat of small-batch methamphetamine production and increasing use of synthetic drugs. They said coordinated strategies will bette…
CROWN POINT | Police seized several vials of suspected synthetic marijuana, cash and large amounts of drug paraphernalia from a Gary gas mart, making four arrests and shutting down the store, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
HAMMOND | A Woodmar-area convenience store already on probation could lose its business license after employees last week sold synthetic marijuana to an undercover inspector, city officials said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Retailers selling synthetic marijuana or illegal stimulants known as "bath salts" can turn them in for disposal – no questions asked – at any state police post through Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Businesses caught selling synthetic marijuana or stimulants known as "bath salts" will be effectively shut down for one year under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Mitch Daniels that took effect immediately.
VALPARAISO | A Hobart man trashed his friend's apartment Saturday while high on synthetic marijuana, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three measures that significantly could affect county tax collections, local business operations and alcohol sales in Porter County are headed to the governor after the House agreed to Senate-approved changes to the legislation Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 93-0 Tuesday to ban chemical compounds that are nearly identical to synthetic marijuana and stimulants marketed as "bath salts," and to punish stores that sell the illegal drugs.
INDIANAPOLIS | A business caught selling synthetic marijuana or illegal stimulants marketed as "bath salts" would be shut down for one year under an amendment approved Monday by the Indiana House.
VALPARAISO | A Union Township man, who is charged with killing a jogger while driving high on marijuana, was taken back to jail Friday after testing positive for using a synthetic version of marijuana while on pre-trial release.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation to ban additional varieties of synthetic marijuana and "bath salts" drugs was approved Thursday by the Indiana House.
The Indiana General Assembly passed two laws last year to ban synthetic marijuana. However, it continues to be sold in convenience stores and gas stations locally and across the state. Manufacturers have been slightly altering the chemical structure of the products to get around the bans.
Eric Johnson smokes an electronic cigarette at his family's home in Lowell. He has been sober more than 30 days after becoming addicted to synthetic marijuana.
Eric Johnson, seen outside his family's Lowell home, stopped using synthetic marijuana after experiencing sickening side effects. Worse witdrawal symptoms followed. He now is fighting to stay clean and warns others to avoid fake pot.
LOWELL | Christmas was just more than a week away, and Eric Johnson was unsure if he would live to see it. Johnson had been smoking synthetic marijuana, known as "fake," among his friends.
Lowell resident Eric Johnson stopped using synthetic marijuana recently after experiencing side effects and is currently having withdrawal symptoms.
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