This week Reactions takes a look into the science of why synthetic drugs are so dangerous. We answer this question by examining the chemistry of two kinds of synthetic drugs: bath salts and synthetic marijuana.
*Correction: While Kratom is a plant, and not synthetic, it is listed as a Drug and Chemical of Concern by the DEA, and is marketed as a synthetic drug at gas stations and other vendors.
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