Synthetic weed. It's legal, readily available, and sending dozens of people to the hospital. Some have died. Annie Gaus tell us what's in this stuff, and why it's garnering so much attention.

Read More:
Myocardial Infarction Associated With Use of the Synthetic Cannabinoid K2
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2011/11/04/peds.2010-3823
"Designer drugs have been problematic over the years. Products such as K2 and Spice, which contain synthetic cannabinoids, are marketed as incense and are widely available on the Internet and at various specialty shops."

Doctors blame bad batch of synthetic marijuana and Phish concert for the hospitalization of more than 60 people over Labor Day weekend
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2409472/Doctors-blame-bad-batch-synthetic-marijuana-Phish-concert-hospitalization-60-people-Labor-Day-weekend.html
"Authorities in Colorado believe a bad batch of synthetic marijuana combined with a Phish concert is responsible for the hospitalization of more than 60 people over the past week."

Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3187/text
"To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes."

New Federal Ban on Synthetic Drugs Already Obsolete
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/07/synthetic-drug-ban/
"A federal ban on synthetic drugs, signed into law by President Obama on July 9, was obsolete before the ink of his signature dried."

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http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-340-is-medical-marijuana-as-helpful-as-we
The Mating Mind:
http://testtube.com/shotsofawe/mating-mind
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