New city program getting Kush users off the streets

In The News New city program getting Kush users off the streets KHOU | 9/8/2016 The City of Houston is trying something new to get users of Kush, or synthetic marijuana, off the streets. Four months ago, city officials launched a pilot program called the Public...

Kush City: Houston has Become a Major Hub for the Latest Drug of Choice

In The News Kush City: Houston has Become a Major Hub for the Latest Drug of Choice Houston Press | 8/16/2016 On June 23, 17, people in Hermann Park were hospitalized after overdosing on kush. Less than two weeks later, 33 people overdosed on kush on a single block in...

Kushed out: City takes aim at stubborn new drug problem

In The News Kushed out: City takes aim at stubborn new drug problem Houston Chronicle | 7/23/2016 The cigarillo the man had been smoking was laced with Kush, a synthetic cannabinoid that is cheap and plentiful. It left him unconscious for almost 20 minutes before he...

33 Suspected of Overdosing on Synthetic Marijuana in Brooklyn

In The News 33 Suspected of Overdosing on Synthetic Marijuana in Brooklyn New York Times | 7/12/2016 On Tuesday, the longstanding problem became a local crisis on this gritty patch, on the border of two developing neighborhoods, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick. In the...