H.R. 449: Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Wed June 6th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the effects on public health of the increased rate of use of synthetic drugs.

Sponsor: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries — D — NY

This bill requires the Surgeon General to report to Congress on the public health effects of the increased use since January 2010 by individuals who are 12 to 18 years old of drugs developed and manufactured to avoid control under the Controlled Substances Act (e.g., synthetic marijuana, also known as "spice," and synthetic amphetamines, also known as "bath salts").

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