On New Year’s Day, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act went into effect. The law bans all forms of synthetic cannabinoids including spice, K2 and all the loopholes that allow fake weed makers to continue selling their product in stores.
The Harahan Police Department took to Facebook to warn local residents that their meth may contain the Zika virus and encouraged people to come to the station and get their drugs tested. After some backlash, the Louisiana police department admitted that there wasn’t a real threat of Zika-contaminated meth.
A new study investigated the connection between fathers with post-natal depression and the likelihood of their daughters developing mental health issues down the line. The study’s author said, “It appears that depression in fathers is linked with an increased level of stress in the whole family.”