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Third synthetic marijuana user dies in IL after severe bleeding

11 April 2018

"However, synthetic cannabinoids are unregulated and identifying a source or sources is hard". The victim, identified as a man in his 40s, experienced severe bleeding before he died.

Two of the deaths were men in their 20's; the third was a man in his 40's.

The patients are believed to have been exposed to brodifacoum, a pesticide widely used as rat poison that causes severe bleeding.

The Illinois Department of Public Health asked local health departments to issue the warning, saying health officials "strongly urge everyone not to use" synthetic cannabis.

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In nine cases in IL, the substances were cut with brodifacoum - or rat poison, according to the statement from the health department.

It said they can be smoked or sold as liquids to be vaporized in e-cigarettes and other devices. "While efforts are under way to get contaminated drugs out of circulation, it's possible they could re-emerge".

Drug users reported coughing up blood, blood in their urine, severe bloody noses, bleeding gums and internal bleeding, according to the IDPH.

"As bleeding can be life-threatening", she continued, "it is important that people who have used synthetic marijuana seek medical attention at the first sign of poisoning so we can begin treatment right away".

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Melaney Arnold of IDPH says, "These are unregulated products so it's hard to determine where they're coming from". Because of this similarity, synthetic cannabinoids are sometimes misleadingly called "synthetic marijuana" (or "fake weed"), and they are often marketed as safe, legal alternatives to that drug. The chemical poisons the blood and causes people to bleed out if they are not treated in time. Many synthetic cannabinoids also are illegal.

The chemicals are similar to those found in natural marijuana. "We are telling people don't use synthetic cannabinoids".

The CDC has concurred that the use of synthetic cannabinoids can lead to serious illness or death.

The state health department has a website that tracks the cases: www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/medical-cannabis/synthetic-cannabinoids.

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Third synthetic marijuana user dies in IL after severe bleeding