The deaths are among 107 reported incidences of individuals who experienced severe bleeding after using these products that also are known as fake weed, K2, or spice.
The people who died were all men, two in their 20s and one in his 40s. Health officials say many of them have tested positive for a lethal anticoagulant often used in rat poison.
"Each day we've seen the number of cases rise", IDPH Director Dr. Nirav D. Shah. said in a released statement. "Synthetic cannabinoids are unsafe".
Public health officials have said the product is not safe, and urge that if anyone has purchased it they shouldn't use it. While efforts are underway to get the contaminated drugs out of circulation, it's possible they could re-emerge.
Since the Governor announced the crackdown in 2016, State Police have made 13 arrests, seized more than 1,100 packets of synthetic marijuana, and one three-pound bulk seizure.
The federal and state governments have taken action against synthetic marijuana and other drugs by banning chemical compounds used to manufacture the products. Other health effects caused by synthetic cannabinoids can include breathing problems, gastrointestinal problems, heart attacks, hypertension, kidney failure, muscle damage, and strokes.
John Isner stands tall in bid to end Masters hoodoo
On Sunday, for the biggest title of his career, Isner will take on yet another 6-foot-6 foe in Alexander Zverev . After losing the first set in a tiebreaker, the 14th-ranked Isner won the next two sets by scores of 6-4, 6-4.
The owner of a Chicago convenience store and two employees have been charged with selling synthetic marijuana that has been linked to two of the recent deaths.
"These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they are similar to chemicals found in the marijuana plant".
Synthetic cannabinoids are classified as a controlled substance and their possession can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges depending on the amount possessed. While state law has banned numerous substances, manufacturers often change ingredients to stay a step ahead of the law.
Israeli troops on the other side of the fence responded with live fire, tear gas, rubber coated steel pellets and water cannons. Yaser Murtaja was shot in the abdomen near the border with Israel while covering demonstrations by Palestinian refugees.
Backpage's adult services listings carrying adverts from sex workers , which are purportedly the focus of criminal probes. They designated Backpage , mentioning dozens of circumstances in which minors had been trafficked via the website.
Park's defense lawyers say they will decide whether to appeal the ruling after confirming her intentions. Now 76, Lee has denied wrongdoing and denounced the ongoing investigation as "political revenge".
Governor Matt Bevin and the state legislature are slashing retiree benefits as they reduce taxes for corporations and the wealthy. Teachers are seeking more funding for their students and classrooms. "Mrs.
Trump, however, said last week Pruitt was "doing a great job", and signaled Pruitt would remain in his current role. The Associated Press reported last week that its "nationwide search of federal and state court records".
There were many standout performers for the Gunners, so with that said, here are my Arsenal player ratings vs Southampton . The win gives Arsene Wenger's side a boost before Thursday's Europa League quarterfinal second leg at CSKA Moscow .
A two-year investigation found that important bearings in the $25 million machine failed, likely due to improper maintenance. Fort Campbell says they have been members of the 101st Fight Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
A man accused of stabbing a police officer has been killed in an alleged gunfight with the Detective Branch (DB) in Mymensingh. Police said an officer on patrol spotted the vehicle in the 700 block of Blenheim Street.
Recent rumors have suggested that Hulk Hogan could be making a return to the WWE after nearly three years away from the company. Hogan was released from his ambassador role with WWE in 2015 after audio surfaced of him making racist remarks.
Solo stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian , as well as Emilia Clarke and Woody Harrelson . The match may appear odd at first glance, but Star Wars and Cannes do have a history.
Edelman instantly thought of the mass shooting about five weeks earlier in Parkland, Fla., in which 17 people were killed. Edelman immediately reached out to his assistant in Boston, who reportedly pored over comments in search of the post.
United States questions Syria's role in disarmament forum
A Navy destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, was underway in the eastern Mediterranean after completing a port call in Cyprus. Monday was the first day on the job for Bolton, who has previously advocated military action against Syria.
Man killed in Trump Tower fire
Two people were injured in the fire, which officials said may have been caused by electrical heaters inside the cooling tower. A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018 .
Out Of State Support For Teachers At Oklahoma City Rally
About 100 teachers from Tulsa also continued a 110-mile walk to the capitol on Thursday after beginning the trek the day before. Those measures are expected to generate additional dollars that can be directed toward education.
Kyrie Irving Will Miss 4-5 Months
The Celtics now have to play knowing that Kyrie is out for the season, which can't make his teammates feel good right about now. The Celtics said Thursday that the fracture in Irving's patella has completely healed and the knee remains structurally sound.
Nokia 6 2018 launched in India
The cameras on the Nokia 8 Sirocco are tuned by Zeiss Optics, an old partner for Nokia phones as far as cameras are concerned. The device will be up for pre-order from 20 April via Amazon , Nokia online mobile shop and offline stores across country.
Yankee Stadium is filled with snow, home opener postponed
Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar was 3-for-4 Sunday and is the only Blue Jays player to hit in all four games this season. Tuesday. "Any sports team, especially baseball , I think you just want to play", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.