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Synthetic Cannabinoids

Responding To K2 With Facts Instead Of Fear

Julie Netherland | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Julie Netherland

On Wednesday, New Yorkers awoke to news in the New York Times and New York Post that dozens of people in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn had severe reactions to a batch of K2, a commonly used name for synthetic cannabinoid products.

Encouraging News from Monitoring the Future

Nora Volkow | Posted 12.16.2016 | Science
Nora Volkow

Revealing the results of the annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of drug use and attitudes among American middle- and high-school students is an...

Synthetic Cannabis: It's Not the Real Thing. Buyers, Beware!

Adam Winstock | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Adam Winstock

The laws of common sense and basic economic theory would suggest that the market for synthetic cannabis products should be dying. And yet, they represent the fastest growing group of novel psychoactive drugs reported to the EMCDDA.

Andrea Rael

What Is 'Synthetic Marijuana'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Much like Frankenstein's monster, synthetic marijuana was created in a lab and resulted in a perversion of its original subject: the effects of THC, t...