•   
  •   
  •   

Crime Police: Kentucky teen arrested in overdose case involving THC vaping

20:30  03 october  2019
20:30  03 october  2019 Source:   courier-journal.com

Black market marijuana vapes containing substances like alcohol and caffeine may be to blame for spate of mysterious lung illnesses

  Black market marijuana vapes containing substances like alcohol and caffeine may be to blame for spate of mysterious lung illnesses Some patients who've used black market THC vapes have been hospitalized with chest pain, difficulty breathing, vomiting, and other symptoms.The symptoms got worse. In what became a three-and-a-half week ordeal, the 18-year-old ended up in the intensive care unit, and later on a ventilator - treatment that required a medically-induced coma, his doctor, NYU Langone Health's Dr. Melodi Pirzada, told Business Insider.

A 16-year-old boy in Western Kentucky was arrested Wednesday after a girl was hospitalized in an overdose incident linked to a THC vaping device, according to police.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department said in a news release that a teenage girl showed signs of an overdose at a school Monday afternoon. School officials and other witnesses noticed and called for medical personnel, according to the sheriff's department.

Bill Cosby hit with $2.75M legal bill after losing dispute

  Bill Cosby hit with $2.75M legal bill after losing dispute PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison. The 82-year-old Cosby had challenged a California arbitration award that upheld nearly $7 million of a $9 million bill submitted by just one firm in the run-up to his first sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania in 2017. A judge sided Friday with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, of Los Angeles, rejecting Cosby's claim thatThe 82-year-old Cosby had challenged a California arbitration award that upheld nearly $7 million of a $9 million bill submitted by just one firm in the run-up to his first sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania in 2017.

The girl was taken to a local hospital, and the sheriff's department said she recovered from an overdose.

The news release said the girl later told investigators she and a friend went to a house on Metropolis Lake Road in West Paducah, and someone gave them a vaping device containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in marijuana.

The girl said when she used the device, she immediately felt sick. She was then taken to the school and left there by another teen, according to the release.

Detectives interviewed witnesses over the following two days and obtained a search for the home on Metropolis Lake Road, according to the sheriff's department.

'Clueless' star Stacey Dash arrested for domestic violence

  'Clueless' star Stacey Dash arrested for domestic violence Stacey allegedly slapped and pushed her husband.

A search of the home Wednesday afternoon turned up THC vaping devices, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and other evidence, authorities said.

Happy October! Here are this month's 20 must-read books

  Happy October! Here are this month's 20 must-read books Elton John, Ronan Farrow, Zadie Smith, and more October books

A 16-year-old boy was arrested at the home and faces charges of marijuana trafficking, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the release.

He was placed in the McCracken County Juvenile Detention Center, according to authorities.

The McCracken County incident occured as health officials warn of more than 800 reported cases of a vaping-related lung illness that has swept across the country, killing at least 15 people.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services said last week it was investigating 20 reported cases of the illness, with one confirmed case.

In Kentucky: Officials confirm 1 case of vaping-related lung illness sweeping the US

More: Louisville officials warn youth to quit e-cigarettes amid epidemic

The vaping industry has repeatedly link the illness to black market products that include THC.

The CDC has acknowledged that THC is playing a role in the outbreak. According to its most recent update, data secured from 514 affected patients showed that about 77% used THC-containing products.

Reach Billy Kobin at bkobin@courierjournal.com or 502-582-7030. Support strong local journalism by subscribing today: courier-journal.com/subscribe.

This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Police: Kentucky teen arrested in overdose case involving THC vaping

Stacey Dash Domestic Violence Charge Dropped .
Stacey Dash is officially a free woman. The Clueless star announced on Sunday, October 6, that is she no longer facing a domestic battery charge after being arrested at her Tampa-area home following a heated altercation with her husband, Jefferey Marty. Celebrity Mugshots “Like normal married couples my husband and I had a marital dispute that escalated,” the former Fox News personality, 52, wrote on Twitter. “Thank you for your support and love. Please give him th same.”Like normal married couples my husband and I had a marital dispute that escalated. love. Please give him th same. https://t.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 4
This is interesting!