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K2, Spice, Bath Salts Will Be Banned In Michigan

Posted 06.19.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed the package of bills banning the sale of synthetic marijuana on Tuesday afternoon. “K2, Spice and ...

Detroit Bans Sale Of K2

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.06.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing followed the lead of local officials in nearby cities and banned the sale of K2, Spice, other forms of synthetic marijuana, an...

Macomb County Can't Wait For State To Criminalize Spice, K2

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.05.2012 | Detroit

After a string of high-profile crimes and tragedies involving synthetic marijuana, Michigan citizens and local government officials aren't waiting for...

Synthetic Marijuana Banned In New York State

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

The sale of synthetic marijuana has been banned in New York following a warning issued by the state's health department. The "legal pot" products ...

DEA Extends Control Over Fake Pot

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Drug Enforcement Administration is extending emergency controls for six more months on five chemicals used to make fake pot pro...

Synthetic Marijuana: A New Clear and Present Danger

Gregory Bunt, M.D. | Posted 04.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregory Bunt, M.D.

What can be done to reduce synthetic drug abuse, of K2 and many other dangerous drugs, is not simply legislation or enforcement. It is education, public awareness and early intervention.

Rand Paul Made Odd Case For Drug Ban

Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), as part of an ongoing effort to block a federal ban of synthetic drugs, once cited the threat of "radical Islam" as a reason f...

Scientist Confirms Little Girls Made of Sugar & Spice

Mark C. Miller | Posted 04.03.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Sugar & spice, snakes & snails confirmed. Photo: Getty Images/Roger Wright NAALEHU, Hawaii -- Ellen Kameha always remembered the childhood nursery...

Youth Drug Use: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

R. Gil Kerlikowske | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
R. Gil Kerlikowske

Last week, I joined officials from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Department of Health and Human Services to announce the results of the largest annual survey on youth drug use in America.

Fenugreek: A Spice To Spice Things Up In The Bedroom

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

An herb commonly used in curry dishes has powers beyond the taste buds -- it also has the potential to amp up your sex life. Researchers from the A...

Potent Legal Drug Grows In Popularity Among High School Students

Posted 08.04.2011 | Education

A potent drug known as "spice" is being sold to high school students across the country, ABC News reports. "Spice," also known as "K2" or "legal mari...

Synthetic Marijuana Widely Used At Naval Academy, Some Midshipmen Say | Daniel De Vise | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A synthetic form of marijuana is widely used at the U.S. Naval Academy because it cannot be detected in routine drug tests, according to several forme...

Spices And Herbs That Promote Longevity

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Today, plenty of studies have found that compounds in everyday herbs and spices can increase mental function and physical vitality.

8 Awful Drug Trends

Posted 02.13.2011 | College

Lately, it seems like some college students will try anything to get a thrill -- from fake weed to toiletries to alcoholic whipped cream. We decided ...

Spice Scandal Hits U.S. Naval Academy

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A synthetic recreational drug and purported marijuana substitute is behind the recent expulsion of seven U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, the Washington...

A New Breed Of Weed? Students Get High Legally With Marijuana Alternatives | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

During the middle of the summer, Towson University junior Bill, who requested to not have his real name revealed, was caught with drug paraphernalia i...

Ryan Grim

K2 Crackdown: DEA Using Emergency Powers To Ban Fake Pot | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Wednesday that it would use its emergency powers to ban synthetic marijuana for one year, ...

Spice: Or How To Get Legally High In America

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Andrew Gallo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Produced by HuffPost's College Reporting Team Will -- who asked that his last name be redacted for his own safety -- is a sophomore at Arizona State ...

Books About Drinking For The Holiday Season

The San Francisco Chronicle | Jon Bonne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books about drinking are in a curious place this season. Familiar names, familiar concepts. That's not a bad thing. It's a good year to provide solid ...