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Ban on Synthetic Cannabinoids and Lab testing for these chemicals

Ban on Synthetic Cannabinoids and Lab testing for these chemicals


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    • 1. SyntheticCannabinoids
    • 2. Today’s “FAKE MARIJUANA”
      COMMONLY KNOWN AS K2, SPICE, SERENITY, GENIE, TWISTED XXX
      Synthetic Cannabinoids
    • 3. In 1995 Dr. John W. Huffman, first experimented and synthesized the compound known as JWH018 while performing research at Clemson University. He never performed any testing with this and later other JWH chemicals on humans.
      Since that time several of these synthesized compounds with varying names have been produced with a wide range of potency and effects.
      History
    • 4. US Legislative Profile
      Nov. 24th DEA instituted an emergency Ban on 5 Synthetic Cannabinoids which become effective 1/2011 for one year
      States and Municipalities have instituted various restrictions on Synthetic Cannabinoids ranging from unregulated to felony charges for possession
    • 5. U
      U
      2/25/10**
      U
      *
      U
      10/15/10
      **
      U
      *
      HWH018,073,015,
      200,250,
      HU210,
      CP47,
      CP497
      U
      10/15/10
      **
      ***
      U
      U
      U
      ***
      JWH018
      U
      U
      ***
      U
      *
      JWH01811/1/2011
      *
      8/28/10
      Synthetic Compounds mimic THC
      @
      U
      * Spice
      *** JWH018
      **JWH018
      U
      @
      ***
      4/13/10**
      K2
      JWI018
      JWH073
      11/1/10
      **
      U
      U
      HU 210
      JWH018
      JWH073
      Salvia
      K2,Spice
      JWH018
      U
      9/3/10
      **
      **8/15/10
      JWH018,
      073,CP47,
      497 all
      synthetics
      *** 1/11/11
      ***
      Possession a Felony
      *Municipal Restrictions
      ** Statewide Ban
      *** Proposed Regulation
      U Unregulated
      @ Marijuana Legalized
      Proposed
      Legislation
    • 6. Texas Legislative Timeline
      Proposed bill to floor 1/11/11 by Senator Florence Shapiro
      Most comprehensive bill in the US with 12+ compounds
      Congressional Coalition Support
      9 Texas Senators
      9 House of Representatives
    • 7. Proposed Texas Testing Panel
      1. JWH-018
      2. JWH-073 DEA BANNED LIST
      3. JWH-200
      4. CP 47
      5. CP 497
      6. JWH-019
      7. JWH-250
      8. JWH-015
      9. CP 297-C8 Homolog
      10. CP 55, 940
      11. HU-308
      12. HU-331
      13. WIN 55212-2
    • 8. Research
      In drug studies on rats and pigeons HU-210 was found to be 66 to 80 times more potent than THC
      Human Study by NMS presented by Dr. Barry Logan shows varying degrees of impairment
      Current on going human studies at St. Louis University of effects of synthetic cannabinoid use
    • 9. Research
      More Human Studies related to driving under the influence are ongoing to be published 2011
      Synthesized to create “Lock and Key” effect with the same neurotransmitters in the brain as THC; i.e. addition
    • 10. Myths
      These products are herbal and incense and somehow natural substances
      Not harmful
      Non-toxic
      Not for human consumption
    • 11. Facts
      Products created in a laboratory environment
      Mixtures of herbal compounds and chemicals - No QC on what is generated
      Is not detected in standard drug test panels
      Easy to change Trade names and mixture ingredients
    • 12. Facts
      Jan 2010-July 2010
      500-800 cases of adverse reactions to synthetic marijuana across the country in the past year, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
      At least 8 known/suspected deaths in Texas 2010 to date
    • 13. Signs and Symptoms
      • Profuse sweating during the day and especially at night
      • 14. Internal restlessness
      • 15. Palpitations and increase blood pressure
      • 16. Reduced Body Temperature
      • 17. Insomnia
      • 18. Headache
      • 19. Diarrhea
      • 20. Altered brain function in controlling emotions, judgment, motivation, memory and learning
    • Signs and Symptoms
      • Nausea and vomiting
      • 21. Tremors and in rare cases seizure
      • 22. Anxiety and paranoia without reason
      • 23. Manic episodes (hyperactivity, agitation)
      • 24. Sudden emotional and personality changes
      • 25. Feeling of depression and desperation
      • 26. Denial
    • Analytical Matrices
      Blood – Detection 0-24 hours
      Urine – Detection 0-48 hours
      Saliva-
      Hair –
    • 27. Analytical Testing
      Individual Compounds or Panels
      1. JWH-018
      2. JWH-073 DEA BANNED LIST
      3. JWH-200
      4. CP 47
      5. CP 497
      6. JWH-019
      7. JWH-250
      8. JWH-015
      9. CP 297-C8 Homolog
      10. CP 55, 940
      11. HU-308
      12. HU-331
      13. WIN 55212-2
    • 28.
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    • 31. Questions?
      Loretta Anderson, President
      ExperTox Laboratory
      Ph. 281-476-4600
      Fax. 281-930-8856
      www.expertox.com
      Contact Information:
      Mauri Barefoot, National Sales Rep
      mbarefoot@expertox.com

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