SPICE/ K2, SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA

WHAT IS IT?

K2, or Spice, is a synthetic version of marijuana that mimics THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. K2 is a mixture of plant material sprayed with synthetic psychoactive chemicals. Synthetic marijuana often looks like potpourri and typically is marked or labeled, “not for human consumption.”

STREET NAMES

Bliss, Black Mamba, Blaze, Bombay Blue, Fake Weed, Legal Weed, Genie, Zohai, Red X, Dawn Scooby Skunk, Snax

HOW IT IS TAKEN

It is smoked using “joints”, pipes, E-cigarettes, as a tea

HOW DOES IT AFFECT THE BODY?

  • Paranoia, anxiety, panic attacks, hallucinations, and giddiness
  • Addictive
  • Increase in heart rate and blood pressure 
  • Convulsions, organ damage, or death 

Reference: https://www.justthinktwice.gov/drugs/spice-k2-synthetic-marijuana

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