judiciary committee http://wkms.org en Kentucky Lawmakers Renew Efforts Against Synthetic Drugs http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-lawmakers-renew-efforts-against-synthetic-drugs <p>Kentucky lawmakers are doubling down on efforts to fight synthetic drugs.<br /><br /> Synthetic drugs are chemically-altered substances meant to simulate other drugs. House Bill 481 would drastically increase penalties for crimes related to synthetic drugs. The measure is the General Assembly&rsquo;s latest attempt to catch up with increasingly-popular methods of getting high.<br /> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 21:13:16 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17080 at http://wkms.org