Synthetic cannabinoids do not taste like cannabis, do not provide the same high, and in a frightening number of cases, cause nasty side effects, including psychosis and death.
The debate for oral synthetic THC vs. smoked marijuana has been the topic of discussion for years. Essentially, trying to swallow a pill when you already feel sick runs the risk of regurgitation.
Emergency responders in New Haven, Connecticut dealt with more than 110 overdose cases from individuals who consumed K2 laced with fubinaca.
Authorities throughout Florida's correctional facilities are seeing a spike in the number of inmate deaths associated with synthetic marijuana.
State officials also announced Monday that synthetic cannabis has affected more than 100 people with sickness, including symptoms of severe bleeding.
Synthetic marijuana, whether you call it Spice, K2, Kronic or some other snappy name, simply is not marijuana and could be very bad for you.
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