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Alcoholism in the Navy : New Drug and Alcohol Testing in 2012

A new US Armed Forces “readiness” program includes breathalyzer testing and random urine testing for Navy sailors and Marines. The Navy is testing for alcohol as well as synthetic compounds including K2/Spice (cannabinoids).

How Much Synthetic Narcotic is $30 Million?

On November 8,  authorities seized $30 million dollars worth of synthetic narcotics in Las Vegas, Nevada. How much drug is that? At $40-$60 per gram for synthetic marijuana (cannabinoids such as “spice”),  or  $40-$90 per gram for “bath salts” (cathinones like “Kryptonite”), that $30 million is a mere 700 pounds of drugs. Even a large Continue Reading…