Synthetic marijuana is extremely lucrative for retailers, who sell it illegally, said Cara Smith, chief policy officer with the Cook County sheriff's office. The person was treated for bleeding and coagulation issues. "Hospitals can treat these patients, so if they seek medical attention soon enough they can get treatment", said Dr. Arunkumar. In the case of the latest outbreak, Gizmodo reports that several patients have tested positive for brodifacoum, which is common in rodenticide, leading medical experts to suspect the product causing the outbreak was laced with rat poison.
Brodifacoum, which is used as rat poison, impairs blood clotting in humans and can cause fatal gastrointestinal and intracerebral hemorrhage.
At least two people have died; A 22-year-old Chicago man who died last month and another in Peoria.
"Seeing blood in their urine or they may be bleeding uncontrollably from their nose". Dr. Lu said most of her patients are unaware that the drug they've used in the past might now be laced with a unsafe poison. Hundreds of different synthetic cannabinoid chemicals are manufactured and sprayed on dried plant material or sold as liquids to be inhaled in addictive tobacco products like e-cigarettes or other vaping devices.
Until the exact origins of the contaminated products are determined, health officials fear more freaky cases of bleeding will continue to pile up. Other interventions may be necessary depending on the severity of the poisoning.
"Despite the perception that synthetic cannabinoids are safe and a legal alternative to marijuana, many are illegal and can cause severe illness", IDPH director Dr. Nirav D. Shad said in a news release. The LaSalle County Health Department says they are not aware of any local cases, but that they want to keep the public informed of the situation. The ingredients are banned in IL but manufacturers try to get around these laws by using different ingredients or using the label "not for human consumption".
Two athletes were wounded, forcing them to be pulled from the upcoming UFC 223 card, the Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed. The group went down to the loading dock where some fighters who were to participate in Saturday's event were getting on buses .
But with six games remaining to complete the job, it seems inevitable City will win the title for the third time since 2012. City, now on 84 points in the league table, will be confirmed champions if they beat United who are second on 68 points.
But Triggs recovered well from the big fly, retiring the next two batters in order to end the inning and keep the A's ahead 3-2. Later in the inning, Marcus Semien drove home two more runs with a single to center.
Narine began with a four and a six and retained that demeanour for the rest of his brief-but-incredibly-effective stay. In just 27 balls, the pair brought up the 50-run partnership before Rana got the back of the duo in successive balls.
Fox has been out of action since January when she injured her tailbone during rehearsals for the women's Royal Rumble match. It's unknown what the two parties were arguing about, but Fox called Browne "rude" and said she couldn't "believe that".
But under his tenure the German lender has struggled to make a profit, reporting its third consecutive annual loss in 2017. Sewing, 47, is now a vice president at Germany's biggest bank and head of its private and commercial banking division.
Sunday afternoon and evening we watch a weak wave of energy slide south out of Quebec, this will enhance cloud cover. There is a chance these showers will turn into snowfall as things cool into the late evening and overnight hours.
During the last 10 minutes Everton had 12 touches in Liverpool's penalty area, five more than they had in the first 80 minutes. In a normal game without seven days before and seven days after, we would never think about getting him off in this game.
The day kicked off with second half goals from Victor Laguardia and Munir El Hadaddi, giving Alaves a 2-0 win over Getafe. Luis Suarez missed two opportunities to open scoring, before Messi curled home a trademark free-kick to make it 1-0.
Last year, the United States sold $12.4 billion in soybeans to China - almost 60 percent of all US soybean exports. It could meddle with US supply chains by disrupting shipments from Chinese factories to American companies.