New Hampshire faces state of emergency after dozens overdose on fake weed

New Hampshire faces state of emergency after dozens overdose on fake weed
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Talk about a buzzkill.

At least 44 people in New Hampshire have accidentally overdosed on synthetic marijuana in the past week, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Twenty victims have been hospitzliaed, though no one has died after ingesting the pseudo-pot.

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