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Spice: What it is, how it works, and how it came to be outlawed

Friday, December 17th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Spice: What it is, how it works, and how it came to be outlawed

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--Jared Green was skeptical about the new drug his friends were discussing. Spice was legal and easily accessible for everyone. One could go to the local smoke shop, spend $20 and get high. For Green (not his real name), ...

Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--A public hearing will be held at the Dec. 9 Millville City Council meeting to consider a proposed ordinance banning the synthetic cannabinoid known as "spice." "I would like to see a public hearing about the ordinance," Mayor ...

Millville may become next city to ban spice

Sunday, October 31st, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville may become next city to ban spice

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--The City Council is considering implementing an ordinance to ban the synthetic cannabinoid commonly referred to as spice. Sgt. Mikelshan Bartschi used a PowerPoint presentation at the council meeting Thursday to illustrate the dangers of spice and ...

‘Homeboy’ Sen. Hillyard hears requests from Smithfield council

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Homeboy’ Sen. Hillyard hears requests from Smithfield council

By Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD--Senator Lyle Hillyard met with the City Council Wednesday to address the concerns of the council. The Smithfield native said how thrilled he was to be back in his home city, and had nothing but good things to ...

Outlawing ‘spice’ is now on River Heights’ table

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Outlawing ‘spice’ is now on River Heights’ table

By Megan Allen RIVER HEIGHTS--River Heights is the latest city in Cache Valley to begin discussion on banning "spice," the synthetic marijuana substitute drug. Council members Kathryn Hadfield and Blake Wright recently attended the Summit for Families, sponsored by the Cache County ...

North Logan joins local ‘banned wagon’ against spice

Thursday, October 7th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan joins local ‘banned wagon’ against spice

By Chelsee Niebergall NORTH LOGAN--The City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that puts restrictions on the manufacture, distribution, possession and use of synthetic cannabinoids, more commonly known as “spice." People from the community came to the meeting wanting to know more ...

Board of health votes to criminalize ‘spice’

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Board of health votes to criminalize ‘spice’

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--The Bear River Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday to criminalize the production, manufacturing, dispensing and possession of spice in Box Elder, Cache and Rich County areas. The board was the first tri-county body to ban synthetic cannibanoids, more ...

City council bans ‘spice’ in Logan

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City council bans ‘spice’ in Logan

By Megan Wiseman LOGAN -- The City Council unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the possession and use of the substance “spice” Tuesday night . Councilman Herm Olsen made sure to include that the issue of spice would have to be revisited in ...