MORE OHIO NEWS

More tickets offered for LeBron's homecoming show
Tree-trimming helicopter crashes in Ohio; man hurt
Police union endorses 4 challengers in Ohio races
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press
Cleveland man gets 24 years for bank robbery
Ohio doctor gets year in prison for drug charges
Ohioan gets 15 years for fatal wrong-way collision
Prosecutor to discuss allegations against pitcher
Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary
Man charged for urinating on Modell's grave
Brothers charged in death of teen who stole bike
Ohio man dies in Montana bicycle crash
Site selling items from convicted priest's funeral
Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food
Akron schools to pay autistic child's education
Ohio town will fix sirens after tornadoes
Grants approved for innovation in Ohio schools
Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds
Murder charged added against Ohio man in chase
Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio
Teacher facing child endangering charge resigns
Judge orders Cincy to repay tax money
2 men die in shooting at Columbus home
Cincinnati Zoo celebrates International Tiger Day
Firefighter in stadium lightning strike now stable
Sailor aboard Va.-based destroyer dies
US officials promoting job training grants in Ohio
All tickets claimed for LeBron's homecoming show
Ex-mentor at center gets 44 years for sexual abuse
Ohio lawmakers want Common Core standards repealed



Ohio News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!


SYNTHETIC DRUGS-CRACKDOWN
Ohio enacts rule to permanently ban 2 chemicals used in creation of synthetic drugs

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:56 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio


The state says a new rule has gone into effect in Ohio that permanently bans two new chemicals abused as illegal synthetic drugs.

The rule announced by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and State Pharmacy Board Director Kyle Parker attempts to outlaw the two chemicals and any variations of them.

The rule taking effect Thursday classifies the chemical compounds as controlled substances illegal under Ohio law.

Authorities say the compounds appeared after a 2012 law went into effect banning all synthetic drugs that existed at the time.

The chemicals are often sprayed on plant material to mimic the effect of marijuana. The drugs can have effects similar to, but longer-lasting, than amphetamines.

DeWine has asked for the authority to ban compounds that are a threat without the need for legislation.










PRIME PICKS

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Tonight at 8:30 PM

Full Boyle
Jake intervenes in Detective Boyle's relationship; Rosa and Amy contend with a citizen who is a costumed crime-fighter; Capt. Holt has a new opponent



Get 1/2 price gift certificates

Find us on Facebook

Advertisement