Postindustrial Audio, Criminal Injustice Podcast, #109: Keeping Up with Synthetic Drugs

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The law makes heroin, cocaine, and meth illegal according to their defined chemical structures. But what about drugs made from synthetic compounds, which can be changed with a tiny tweak in a clandestine lab? Can the law just say “close enough?”

Jordan Rubin is a legal editor at Bloomberg Law and co-host of the Cases & Controversies podcast.


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