"Spice" causing overdoses across Tampa Bay

- The synthetic drug “spice” is becoming a real problem in the Tampa Bay area, causing more and more overdoses.

Police are working to put a stop to it.

Sunday, Clearwater police arrested 7 people at Crest Lake Park on a variety of charges, including those relating to synthetic marijuana.

“Spice” has caused a number of medical emergencies and overdoses at the park recently.

On Saturday, first responders in St. Petersburg found about a dozen homeless people at Unity Park suffering from seizures, all believed to be caused by “spice.”

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