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Everett police are warning of a new synthetic drug being marketed to teenagers, after officers arrested two people who are believed to have consumed it over the weekend, officials said. The new drug, called NBOMe, is a hallucinogen that even in extremely small amounts can cause “seizures, cardiac and respiratory arrest, and death,” the US Drug Enforcement Administration said in late 2013. In the two incidents in Everett, police said the alleged users displayed strange, self-destructive behavior. NBOMe, sometimes called “N-bomb” or “Smiles,” is sold in many forms: powder, liquid solution, laced on edible items, and soaked onto paper, the DEA said.

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