Pages tagged: Chicago drug use

IL Cops Issue 'Shatter' Drug Use Warning

IL Cops Issue ‘Shatter’ Drug Use Warning

Nina Fenton
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The new drug Shatter, a/k/a butane hash oil, a form of concentrated THC, prompts Illinois State Police to warn residents.

K2 Use Spikes ER Visits in Chicago

K2 Use Spikes ER Visits in Chicago

Nina Fenton
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The Illinois Poison Control Center reports a spike in emergency room visits by patients under the influence of the dangerous form of synthetic marijuana, K2 Spice.

Chicago's West Side Drug Market

Chicago’s West Side Drug Market

Nina Fenton
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Chicagoans are consuming more than beer and deep dish pizzas these days; the city’s rapidly growing drug problem is being fueled by the West Side’s open-air drug market.

Drug Use in Chicago

Drug Use in Chicago

Jared Rosenthal
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Chicago is a drinking kind of town. Apparently, it’s also a pill-popping, snorting, smoking and injecting kind of town, too.