Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

A police officer speaks to a man walking on New Haven Green, on Wednesday, in New Haven, Conn. More than 70 people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local hospitals.

More than 70 people fell ill in or around a historic park in New Haven, near the Yale University campus. Police believe the synthetic cannabinoid K2 laced with fentanyl caused the rash of overdoses.

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