Synthetic Drugs in the United States: Opioids, Cannabinoids and Cathinones

Substance Abuse and Addiction Series Objectives 1. To present an overview of synthetic drugs and new psychoactive substances in the United States. 2. To present the most recent trends of synthetic drugs seized in the United States. 3. To describe the challenges in the forensic analysis of synthetic drugs and how that information can impact or support other scientific disciplines. Jill Head, DEA