Lawmakers making a push to rid the state of synthetic drugs

Posted on: 4:39 pm, December 10, 2013, by , updated on: 05:18pm, December 10, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics has been battling synthetic drug manufacturers for years.

However, the bureau hopes to have a new bill that will help officers in the ongoing battle against these dangerous chemicals.

The proposed law would create seven categories to classify synthetics as cannibinoids.

The law states that if a synthetic drug falls under any single category, they will be able to immediately ban the substance before a vote has to take place.

The bill will be presented in the spring and lawmakers are optimistic it will pass.

They say similar laws in other states have passed in recent months.