Footnotes: "Research Gone Up in Smoke"

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by Mark H. Griep

1 Fox News. (Feb. 5, 2013). “Teenage Girl Suffered Strokes, Brain Damage after Smoking Synthetic Marijuana” FoxNews.com.

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Feb. 15, 2013). “Acute Kidney Injury Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoid Use — Multiple States, 2012.” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

3 United Nations Office on Drug and Crime. (Undated). “Synthetic Cannabinoids in Herbal Products.” United Nations Office on Drug and Crime.

4 Wiley, J., Marusich, J., Huffman, J., Balster, R. & Thomas, B. (November 2011). “Hijacking of Basic Research: The Case of Synthetic Cannabinoids.” Research Triangle Institute International.

5 Tofighi, B., and Lee J. (September 2012) “Internet Highs — Seizures after Consumption of Synthetic Cannabinoids Purchased Online.” The Journal of Addiction Medicine, 6(3):240-1.

6 Zucchino, D. (Sept. 28, 2011). “Scientist’s Research Produces a Dangerous High.” Los Angeles Times.

7 John Wiley & Sons, Inc., press release. (Aug. 15, 2012). “High Potency and Synthetic Marijuana Pose Real Dangers in First Weeks of Pregnancy.” Drug Testing and Analysis.

8 Rannazzisi, J. (April 6, 2011). “The Dangers of Synthetic Cannabinoids and Stimulants.” Presented to the U.S. Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. U.S. Department of Justice. (April 6, 2011).

9 Brett, A. (Oct. 11, 2012). “Synthetic Cannbinoids (“Spice”) — Relatively New Drugs of Abuse” — Journal Watch General Medicine.

10 Bryan, S. (May 20, 2012). “Synthetic Pot Poses Serious Dangers, Experts Say.” Sun Sentinel.

11 Zdanowicz, C. (Feb. 5, 2013). “Teen Narrowly Escapes Death after Smoking Synthetic Marijuana.” CNN.

12 Drug Abuse Warning Network. (Dec. 4, 2012). “Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits Involving Synthetic Cannabinoids” DAWN Report. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

13 The Associated Press. (Feb. 17, 2010). “Fake Pot that Acts Real Stymies Law Enforcement.” Reprinted at NBCNews.com.

14 Drug Enforcement Administration Public Affairs. (June 19, 2012). “Congress Agrees to Add 26 Synthetic Drugs to Controlled Substances Act.” U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

15 Drug Enforcement Administration Public Affairs. (Nov. 24, 2010). “DEA Moves to Emergency Control Synthetic Marijuana.” U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

16 Lindigkeit, R., Boehme, A.; Eiserloh, I., Luebbecke, M., Wiggermann, M., Ernst, L., & Beuerle, T. (2009). “Spice: A Never-ending Story?Forensic Science International 191(1): 58-63.

17 Wiley, J., Marusich, J., Huffman, J., Balster, R. & Thomas, B. (November 2011). “Hijacking of Basic Research: The Case of Synthetic Cannabinoids.”

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