synthetic marijuana en NY crackdown on synthetic pot nets drugs, arrests <p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State police say their investigation into the illegal sale of banned substances resulted in the seizure of more than 11,000 packages believed to contain synthetic marijuana.</p><p>Authorities say the seized drugs are valued at more than $150,000. Police say they also seized $16,000 in cash and 200 packages of suspected bath salts after launching their investigation last August along with local law enforcement agencies in the Rochester and Syracuse areas, Niagara Falls, Auburn and Port Jervis in Orange County.</p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:31:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 57058 at