Synthetic pot seized in raid in Georgia

Raid occurs as similar illnesses appear in CO

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Narcotics officers from several law enforcement agencies in Georgia raided a retail shop and three homes late Tuesday, after a lengthy investigation concerning synthetic cannabinoids in Brunswick, Ga.

So far, Georgia public health officials report 25 illnesses linked to the substance, often known as K2 and Spice.

In Colorado, health officials are reporting nearly 100 cases.      
At this point, public health and law enforcement officials can not say if they're investigating a link between the recent raid in Georgia and the cases in Colorado.   However, a team from the Centers For Disease Control was dispatched to Colorado earlier in the week to investigate the sicknesses.
At least four men were arrested in the recent raid.   The confiscated items were taken to a lab for testing.  Those results could be critical in determining if further investigations will take place between Colorado and Georgia.


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