Summary: H.R.5020 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/21/2016)

Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2016

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").