State Moves To Ban K2, 'Legal Pot' Sold At Local Head Shops

06/20/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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At Secrets, a Lakeview head shop, it's displayed behind glass and sold in a silver packet.
A few doors down at Amigos and Us, it's among the Grateful Dead lighters.
The product is K2, the newest "it" drug, and at the moment it's totally legal. Officials say the smokable, herbal blend is growing in popularity in Chicago.

Although sales numbers for K2 are difficult to determine, a stroll through at least one Chicago neighborhood turns up a readily available supply of the product.

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