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Cannabis, 'spice' – better think twice

Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the world, and the advent of synthetic cannabinoids creates additional challenges to the society because of their higher potency and ability to escape drug detection screenings.  Scientists have a warning about a new danger coming from cannabinoid abuse.

Medical News Today: Marijuana and 'spice' could trigger seizures, study says

High-potency natural and synthetic cannabinoids were found to trigger seizures in mice, say researchers, with the latter posing the strongest effects.

Teen learns the hard way that she was just smoking pot after she was left for dead by a friend

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Florida authorities are warning parents after a high school student was sent to a hospital after smoking marijuana with laced with what is believed to be synthetic fentanyl. St. Johns County Sheriff’s deputies said the Creekside High School student met a friend who had the marijuana at an...

VIDEO: Man Freaks Out After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Called Mojo

The federal authorities have claimed that new variations of synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic marijuana products, have as of late, been sending young adults and teens into hospitals around the country in

Don't Believe the Hype: Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Is a Dangerous Myth

Click here for reuse options! Cops and politicians have been raising the alarm about a problem that doesn't exist. Fentanyl is serious business. The synthetic opioid is 50 times stronger than heroin and is linked to huge numbers of opioid overdose deaths. Show More Summary

Queens jail officers hit with bribery charges in smuggling scheme

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Three correction officers at the private jail smuggled contraband to inmates — including marijuana, synthetic pot and tobacco.

Can Congress Snuff Out Synthetic Marijuana?

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Manufacturers know how to evade the law by tweaking the chemicals used in their drugs, which leaves users at risk of overdosing because they don’t know what they’re taking.

Fake Marijuana. Real Danger.

Emily was 16 when she walked into her neighborhood convenience store and purchased a small bag of synthetic marijuana. Shortly after smoking it, she began experiencing hallucinations and had to be rushed to the hospital. She later experienced several strokes and had to be placed on life support. She survived but was left partially blind … Continued

How Drugs May Have Influenced Time Square Driver Who Plowed Into Crowd

An addiction medicine expert explained how synthetic marijuana or PCP may have contributed to the incident.

NEW YORK CITY: Times Square Driver Charged With Murder, Cops Believe He’d Smoked Synthetic Marijuana

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New York Daily News reports: With voices in his head and drugs in his system, a deranged motorist drove his car onto a crowded Times Square sidewalk and mowed down 23 pedestrians — including an 18-year-old Michigan woman who died in front of her little sister. Show More Summary

Times Square Motorist Who Plowed Into Crowd Was High On K2 “Synthetic Marijuana,” Wanted To Commit Suicide Murder Spree

6 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Times Square Attacker Was High On Hallucinogens The man who ran down pedestrians enjoying Times Square earlier today has been revealed as a Bronx man in his mid-twenties, high on K2. According to Daily Mail, 26-year-old Richard Rojas was

Sources: Times Square driver was apparently high on synthetic marijuana (K2) at time of pedestrian crash

Law enforcement sources told Eyewitness News 26-year-old Richard Rojas appeared extremely impaired after the crash. It's believed he had been smoking the drug, also known as K2, prior to the crash that killed a tourist and injured 22 others.

The Times Square driver was reportedly high on synthetic marijuana — here's what it is

A driver who crashed his car into pedestrians on the sidewalk in New York City's Times Square on Thursday morning tested positive for synthetic marijuana, multiple outlets are reporting. Richard Rojas, 26, lost control of his vehicle just before noon on Thursday. Show More Summary

Richard Rojas May Have Been Under Influence Of Synthetic Marijuana When He Mowed Down Civilians [Breaking]

Richard Rojas has been identified as the man who rammed a vehicle into a crowd of civilians in New York’s Time Square on Thursday afternoon, killing one young woman and injuring several others. Twenty-six-year-old Rojas is a U.S. army veteran who lives in the Bronx. Show More Summary

"I Wanted To Kill Them" Times Square Driver Tells Police; Was Looking For Suicide-By-Cop

Update 3: The driver that killed 1 & injured 22, was apparently high on synthetic marijuana K-2, and according to the Post, he was out for blood, and looking for a suicide-by-cop. The Bronx man who plowed his car into a Times SquareShow More Summary

Times Square driver was high on synthetic marijuana (K2) when he slammed into pedestrians: report

6 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The man who drove his car into a crowded sidewalk in Times Square on Thursday was high on synthetic marijuana, known on the street as K2, according to ABC News. Read more...

Lincoln judge who made trial error denies a new trial

A federal judge said an error he made during a synthetic marijuana case in Lincoln doesn't justify a new trial. U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf blamed himself Wednesday for a … Click to Continue »

Synthetic Pot Use Poses A Big Problem For Bureau Of Prisons

Federal inmates get random urine tests for signs of use of drugs like heroin, cocaine or marijuana. But in the alcohol and drug rehabilitation web newsletter The Fix, former federal inmate turned-writer Seth Ferranti, who served time...Show More Summary

UAMS Researcher Presents Findings on Synthetic 'Marijuana' at National Meeting

Some people who use so-called synthetic marijuana, known by names such as K2 and Spice, may be unable to metabolize the drug, leading them to experience its most harmful effects, a UAMS researcher said today at a national scientific meeting in Chicago.

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