The City of Oceanside passed an ordinance on February 17, 2016 banning the sale of synthetic drugs in the City. Effective on April 1, 2016 the ordinance will make it a public nuisance for any person to possess, provide, display, distribute, or sell – or allow any person to do so on property they own or control- any synthetic drug, any substance claimed or represented to be a synthetic drug, or any mislabeled/misbranded product containing a psychoactive substance.

Recent Media on Synthetic Drugs:

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/feb/22/oceanside-sythetic-drugs-spice/

https://www.thecoastnews.com/2016/02/18/oceanside-first-to-take-stance-against-synthetic-drugs/

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Oceanside-Closer-to-Approving-Spice-Ban-369272461.html

http://www.cw6sandiego.com/oceanside-ordinance-bans-sale-and-display-of-synthetic-drugs/

Oceanside cracks down on ‘synthetic drugs’