To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the effects on public health of the increased rate of use of synthetic drugs.

Introduced in House
Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2017

This bill requires the Surgeon General to report to Congress on the public
health effects of the increased use since January 2010 by individuals who are 12
to 18 years old of drugs developed and manufactured to avoid control under the
Controlled Substances Act (e.g., synthetic marijuana, also known as "spice," and
synthetic amphetamines, also known as "bath salts").



  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

    Jan 25th, 2017
  • Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    Jan 11th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Jan 11th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Jan 11th, 2017