More Than 30 ‘Spice’ Overdoses Treated At UMC; Health Officials On High Alert

Category: Emergency Room     Author: Georgina Tyburski     Posted: Friday - June 19, 2015

From wjtv.com

After more than 30 people were admitted UMC over Easter weekend from a "spice" overdose, medial experts are warning people of the dangers.

Dr. Alan Jones said they've treated more than 30 patients, and the youngest patient is 14 years old. Jones said most of the patients are in their 20s or 30s. Dr. Jones said at least one person is on life support at this time. One person has also died from using the synthetic drug, but was not a patient at UMC. Most of those admitted to the hospital were from the Metro area.