Synthetic Drugs and Natural Substances
An educational presentation about Synthetic Cannabinoids and Natural Substances. What are they, prevalence and abuse in the market, and options for testing, etc.
Presenter, Pat Pizzo, provides understanding on what criminal justice systems are facing with the analysis of the many new synthetic drugs. We take a look at:
- Synthetic cannabinoids
- Synthetic opiates
- Synthetic stimulants
- Synthetic hallucinogenic compounds
Can they be tested? What are the effects on a user? This presentation aims to answer these questions and more.
Presented at the 2017 National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) conference in Washington, D.C.
Former member of the Federal Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB), Director of Toxicology, Alere Toxicology Services