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The Minnesota Department of Health wants hospitals to report synthetic drug incidents to better track them.

Last Place may be closed, but Duluth's synthetic drug problem endures

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Duluth's drug problem didn't end when its downtown head shop, Last Place on Earth, closed, say health experts involved in a study on the impact of synthetic drugs.


"These are people who have substance abuse problems, and they use what's available," said Jon Roesler, an epidemiologist for the Minnesota Department of Health.

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