synthetic marijuana

FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C. More than 50 people around Salt Lake City had been poisoned by the time the outbreak ended early last year, most by a vape called Yolo!, the acronym for "you only live once." (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
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October 21, 2019 - 4:09 pm
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures...
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April 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is launching a new effort to fight synthetic cannabinoids. On Friday Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a multi-agency initiative that includes public awareness campaigns and greater resources for law enforcement. The effort includes additional drug-sniffing...
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Packets of K2 or 'spice', a synthetic marijuana drug.
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September 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's something going on at the corner of Broadway and Myrtle in Bed Stuy and it's not good. There are claims that more than 100 people have overdosed on synthetic marijuana, known as K2, at the corner over the past few months. In fact, K2 is so prevalent at at Myrtle and...
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May 31, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More than 1,000 packets of synthetic marijuana known as K2 was seized in Brooklyn on Thursday. Four people were also arrested in the Brownsville bust, 1010 WINS' Holli Haerr reported. Looks “innocent” but it’s not, @NYPDnews says about K2 seized in Hulk, Scooby...
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K2 Synthetic Marijuana
May 22, 2018 - 7:00 am
Police have issued an advisory for Brooklyn residents about a particularly toxic batch of synthetic marijuana known as K2 that has triggered 49 overdoses.
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