Legislation introduced to protect kids from synthetic drug ‘spice’

Synthetic drug 'spice' sold over-the-counter

The synthetic drug ‘spice’ sold over-the-counter

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DENVER -- A representative introduced legislation on the first day of the Colorado legislative session to crack down on synthetic drugs such as "spice."

FOX31 reports about how the drugs harm kids led to Wednesday's action.

The drugs are sold over-the-counter-at places like convenience stores. But it's been too hard for police to do anything about it.

LINK: Loophole allows illegal drug 'spice' to be sold in Colorado
LINK: Store owner accused of selling dangerous 'spice' synthetic drug

Investigative reporter Heidi Hemmat explains how the legislation will help the situation in a story exclusive to FOX31 Denver.

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