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Report: Synthetic marijuana caused Chandler Jones’ hospitalization

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Justin Francis #94 of the New England Patriots and Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots celebrate after sacking the quarterback during the NFL International Series match between the New England Patriots and the St. Louis Rams at Wembley Stadium on October 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

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A little more light has come to the curious case of Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones.

According to Christopher Gasper of the Boston Globe, Jones’s “confused” reaction which required hospitalization was triggered by synthetic marijuana.

Jones wandered into a police station and was hospitalized overnight after an apparent overdose, though he returned to the practice field Monday, as the Patriots prepared for the divisional round playoffs against the Chiefs.

The synthetic marijuana could land Jones in the league’s substance abuse program, though that wouldn’t trigger a suspension for a first offense.

But at least he’s safe, and didn’t find himself on the wrong side of a hotel room window.