Schumer visits Batavia to urge stronger action against synthetic drugs - The Daily News Online

February 16, 2015 7:46 PM

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BATAVIA — In an effort to effectively combat synthetic drug use here and across the state, Sen. Charles Schumer has proposed a one-two punch that involves pushing the Drug Enforcement Agency to move more swiftly and drafting new legislation to “outright ban” some of the known drugs such as Cloud 9.

Schumer shared his plan during a visit Monday to Batavia High School. Synthetic drugs that are found in both liquid and solid forms and often used in vaporizers, sent four BHS students to the hospital since the school season began last fall.

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