Posts Tagged ‘spice’

The term spice refers to a wide variety of herbal mixtures that produce effects similar to marijuana (cannabis). They are touted as safe, legal alternatives to pot, but they are also labeled “not for human consumption.” Spice is sold under many names, including K2, fake weed, Yucatan Fire, Skunk, Moon Rocks and others. For several […]

Health officials and addiction experts are fighting an uphill battle when it comes to warning teens of the dangers of synthetic marijuana. The perception among many high school and college students is that pot is already safe, so a manufactured version should be even safer. Tell that to the family of Emily Bauer. The 17-year-old […]

Keeping on top of today’s hot new drug can be a bit like playing the arcade game “Whack-a-Mole.” Law enforcement and medical professionals can barely keep up with the designer drugs and synthetic chemicals that hit the streets. As soon as one formula is discovered and banned, creative chemists alter the structure of the molecules […]