Weather Forecast

Syringes and a synthetic drug wrapper that was collected by CHUM Shelter employee Shawn Carr of Duluth. The use of synthetics has been a growing problem at the shelter. Clint Austin |Forum News Service

Synthetic drugs plague Duluth homeless shelter

Email News Alerts

DULUTH — The growing use of synthetic drugs is threatening to shred the safety net offered to the city’s most vulnerable residents at a shelter in downtown Duluth, the nonprofit agency’s staff says.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.