Potent ‘Spice’ Drug Fuels Massive Rise in Hospitalizations

April 25, 2015 2:38 PM

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Potent ‘Spice’ Drug Fuels Massive Rise in Hospitalizations

Health officials have noticed sharp rise in visits to emergency rooms and calls to poison control centers nationwide. They are afraid that more potent and dangerous variations of a popular drug called spice have reached the nation’s streets, resulting in many deaths.

The organization said the cases have appeared four times as frequently this year as in 2014. On Thursday alone, the officials received 172 reports, by far the most in one day this year.

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