Originally published October 20, 2011 at 11:10 a.m., updated October 20, 2011 at 1:18 p.m.
Spice is causing problems among San Diego-based Sailors again, with 64 of them getting kicked out of the Navy for using the synthetic drug. VADM Gerald R. Beaman, Commander U.S. THIRD Fleet, reports 49 of the 64 Sailors were from the USS Carl Vinson:
The alleged (USS Vinson) ring includes two distributors, one middle man, and 46 users. Of the 49 suspects, eight have been administratively separated for prior drug use identified via the command urinalysis program and three have already been separated for non- misconduct related reasons.