“Synthetic drugs” is used interchangeably with “designer drugs” to refer to man-made or chemically changed substances in order to skirt current laws for the use, sale and trafficking of illicit drugs often targeted at young people middle school to high school ages.

Indianapolis, IN - Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Dennis Wichern presents on Synthetic Drugs, Heroin and Prescription Drug use, Johnson County Sheriff's Community Forum (August 5, 2014).

Harvard Medical School Professor Bertha Madras presents Synthetic/Designer Drugs