Syracuse NY Experiences Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Hospitalizations
Geege Schuman stashed this in Marijuana
Posting because I am hearing about this DAILY on NPR.
MCEVERS: So spike or spice is also known as synthetic marijuana. I mean, what does that mean? What is this drug?
FEATHERSTONE: So, it was billed as synthetic marijuana, but it has nothing to do with marijuana. It's a completely chemical product. It kind of has the look of marijuana maybe because it's a plant material. It's dry. It comes out of a pouch. You roll it up and you smoke it like you would a marijuana joint. But the effects are completely different. Pharmacologically, it's completely different. Chemically, it's completely different.
I can't believe it's legal for them to call it marijuana.