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Health issues and deaths involving the use of synthetic marijuana have made national headlines in recent months, and local law enforcement say the dangerous drug is still creating crime and causing problems in Southeast Texas in spite of state legislation and measures taken by cities to eliminate its distribution.

What is synthetic marijuana?

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SMG officials issued a press release late Thursday night announcing that the Elton John concert at Ford Arena had sold out, and set new records.

Per the release;

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The death of Vidor teen Alexis “Lexy” Bertrand dev­astated her family and friends, and left her family with sig­nificant medical and funeral expenses related to the inci­dent.

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Police in Orange arrested a 17-year-old Orange resident after the youth was found to be in possession of a bag of what they believe to be synthetic marijuana labeled "Angry Birds."

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LULAC President Roberto Flores (inset) and BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois

Local LULAC President Roberto Flores said the “unacceptable mismanagement” at the Beaumont Independent School District is forcing the Hispanic community to speak out against the “deplorable state of affairs that exist within BISD” and call for the resignation of current superintendent Timothy C

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