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Health Department Commends Alabama Police for Combating Spice

May 19, 2014  | 

Mobile PD photo of confiscated drugs. (Twitter)
Mobile PD photo of confiscated drugs. (Twitter)

A health officer for the Mobile County Health Department is commending the area's law enforcement community, including the Mobile Police Department and MPD Chief James Barber, the Mobile County Sheriff's Department and Sheriff Sam Cochran, Jason Capstraw, resident agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Mobile, as well as members of Alabama Beverage Control and others, for aggressively removing the poisonous sythetic marijuana known as "Spice" from local streets.

AL.com is reporting that in recent weeks, hundreds of prepackaged bags containing dangerous chemicals labeled as Spice and K2, among other names, have been confiscated locally on their way to market. Children as young as 13 have sought help from hospital emergency rooms after taking the chemical concoctions.


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