The IDPH has said synthetic pot manufacturers could be tweaking the recipe for these products to get around a statewide ban and allow them to be sold legally.
While numerous cases report acquiring the synthetic cannabinoid products in the Chicagoland area, contaminated products could be in counties across the state. "However, synthetic cannabinoids are unregulated and identifying a source or sources is hard". "We strongly urge everyone not to use synthetic cannabinoids".
"The health effects from using synthetic cannabinoids can be unpredictable, harmful, and deadly", IDPH said in a release. Individuals reported obtaining synthetic cannabinoid products (i.e., K2, spice, synthetic marijuana) from convenience stores, dealers, and friends.
The health effects of using synthetic cannabinoids can be unpredictable, unsafe and possibly life-threatening because it's hard to know what's in them or how a person will be react to them.
There are now cases in at least eight Chicago-area communities including Cook County, Dupage County, Kane County, McLean County, Peoria County, Tazewell County and Will County.
Arnold said that the Centers for Disease Control are sending epidemiologists to help in the investigation.
One study of a synthetic cannabinoid found that it was 85 times as potent as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana.
"Synthetic cannabinoids are part of a group of drugs called new psychoactive substances (NPS)".
People who smoke synthetic cannabinoids can have rapid heart rate, vomiting, agitation, confusion and hallucinations, according to the CDC. Officials are warning people who have bought the products not to use them, and those who have already used the products and are experiencing symptoms to seek immediate medical help.
During the government's case, jurors watched video of Salman and Mateen standing together as he purchased ammunition and jewelry. Prosecutors said Salman also apologized in the statement for "not [being] truthful in the start about what Omar was planning".
Looking ahead, Spotify recently claimed that its paid subscriber base may grow to upwards of 96 million users by the end of 2018. And it believes it has more than twice as many paying customers as its closest competitor, Apple Music according to SEC filings.
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in the conflict in Kashmir, which nuclear-armed India and Pakistan claim in full. No rebel group fighting against Indian rule immediately issued any statement about Sunday's fighting.
Ian Poulter , who said last week after the WGC Dell Match Play that he wasn't sure he was going to play this week, showed up. Poulter and Hossler finished 19 under overall, three strokes ahead of Jordan Spieth and Emiliano Grillo in third place.
Air France, where there's an unrelated strike over pay, said it expects to operate three-quarters of its flights Tuesday. Macron wants to transform SNCF, which adds €3 billion to its 47 billion euro debt pile each year, into a profit-maker.
A strong cold front looks to pass through the area bringing us a good chance for showers and even a few strong to severe storms. Heavy rain will be an issue for all of central IN with some areas already receiving over 3 inches of rain so far today .
Their length, they're really good defensively. "So next year when Bradley beats Loyola, you know then we'll have a lot more hype". Sister Jean watched players and staff unload their luggage from the buses, smiling as she sat in her wheelchair.
The rapper had both Fallon and the audience dying of laughter during her last appearance on the late-night show on December 20. Cardi B has released the long awaited video for her second single and now platinum certified hit, " Bartier Cardi ft".
Sisi was elected for a four-year presidential term in 2014. "The entire world heard your chants for the love of Egypt". Morsi's removal in 2013 ushered in a deadly crackdown that killed and jailed hundreds of Islamists.
Last month, a new girls' school built with her Nobel prize money opened in the village of Shangla in Swat Valley. Her father Ziauddin Yousafzai consoled the teary eyed 20-year-old Saturday morning upon her arrival at the home.
Parts Of West Virginia Under Winter Storm Watch
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Lagos on lockdown as Buhari makes rare visit
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President Donald Trump Targets Amazon in New Tweets
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VK Singh flies to Mosul to bring back bodies of 39 Indians
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Zlatan in dream debut for LA Galaxy
Ibrahimovic, who announced his switch to the MLS last month has maintained his unbelievable record of scoring on his debut. Victor by 1-0 and 5-1 in its first games on the road, LAFC jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead and led 3-0 after an hour.