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Synthetic drug bans move in Tampa and St. Pete listen

04/04/13 Janelle Irwin & Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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St. Petersburg City Council members unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday that would ban the sale, use or possession of synthetic drugs. The ordinance builds on loose state regulations that make it easy for manufacturers to find loopholes in Florida law.

The ordinance includes synthetic cannabinoids or fake pot. It also includes what is commonly referred to as bath salts. St. Pete City Council member Steve Kornell is a social worker who helps h...

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