Duluth Police Chief Gordon Ramsay addresses media in St. Paul. Also pictured is Rep. Kerry Gautheir of Duluth. Tribune photo by Don Davis
Law expands illegal synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL -- More synthetic drugs will be illegal under a law taking effect Wednesday, and a state agency will be able to act faster to make newly developed versions illegal.
Still, as makers of the so-called "designer drugs" continue to change chemical formulas to skirt the law, there will be lags between when a new drug is released and it is declared illegal.
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