Many people are being misinformed on what exactly K2 (Spice) is and the severe and sometimes deadly consequences that can come from smoking it.
“There’s a drug popular with teens in the U.S. that many parents may never have heard of, but worst of all – it is legal. This drug, called “Spice” or “K2” is said to give the user a marijuana-like high. Sold in shops and online as incense, it is being smoked as a legal alternative to marijuana. But this drug appears to have far more dangerous side-effects and without the necessary regulation, consumers have no idea what they’re really getting.” http://melissamcclain.hubpages.com/hub/Spice-A-Dangerous-New-Drug
“It was extremely scary,” Huberty recalled. “I reached over to touch his arm, and he was just cold and clammy. I didn’t know if he was going to die.” After spending five hours with Sam in the emergency room, the distraught mom spoke to a police officer who was in the hospital’s hallway. Hoping to hold someone accountable for giving her teenager this harmful substance to smoke, Huberty asked the officer what he knew about synthetic marijuana. The officer’s response “floored” her. “There is nothing that can be done,” she says he told her, “it’s not an illegal substance to have” and “no charges could be filed.” Read the rest of this article here