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State drug expert reflects on Blaine overdose tragedy

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Carol Falkowski
Carol Falkowski is the director of the chemical health division at the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
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An overdose of a designer drug left one teenager dead and two more in critical condition in Blaine yesterday.  The drug has been identified by state authorities as 2C-E, a powerful hallucinogen available over the internet.  

MPR's Phil Picardi spoke with Carol Falkowski about the risks involved with these legal designer drugs.  Falkowski is the director of the chemical health division at the Minnesota Department of Human Services.