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A synthetic drug is one that is created in a lab by a chemist in which the synthesized drug still contains a narcotic, such as opium, which would "synthesize" prescription medication such as oxycodone or codeine.

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Some are synthesized in the lab. Some are naturally occuring.

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Drugs are mostly based on plants. Illegal drugs are mainly from Latin America, transported through US borders with Mexico.

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Synthetic drugs are man-made. The original material can be natural or another man-made substance.

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