Expanding the Synthetic Drug List

Spice03Virginia lawmakers concede that it may be impossible to create and amend laws that crack down on the ever-changing illegal drug trade, but they’re determined to be as proactive as possible to deter it and prosecute those behind it.  The latest effort is the signing of legislation by Governor McDonnell that expands the list of chemicals that are being used to make synthetic marijuana—and that criminalizes making and selling those compounds.  As Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, the bill is a reaction to the drug manufacturers who’ve been trying to skirt the law.

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