Posts Tagged ‘Synthetic Marijuana’

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 […]

This tragedy reminds parents and teens that the manufactured version has all the risks of the natural version of pot – maybe even more. To many teens, pot seems harmless. Smoking a little marijuana is almost a right of passage. But drugs are dangerous in any form, as the recent death of a 13-year-old reminds […]