Monday, February 15, 2010

K2 "synthetic" marijuana

K2 contains the same active ingredient as marijuana. However, the synthetic cannabinoids in K2 are made in a lab and are not restricted by law.

K2 is a legal, smokable, herbal drug with chemical properties very similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Staff at Clemson University first created the drug that was until now primarily used as incense and plant food.

K2 is also addictive and produces side effects similar to marijuana.

Some people that have smoked K2 complain or feel the following anxiety, agitation, elevated blood pressure and fast heart rate after smoking the drug.

K2 is packaged and sold in four varieties in three gram packages bags for $15 to $30 a piece depending on what type of mixture.
Known as K2 Summit, K2 Blonde, K2 Citron, K2 Standard
Contained with in the mixture of K2 standard includes the following extracts and herbs: canavalia rosea,clematis vitalba,nelumbo nucifera, pedicularis grandifolia, heimia salicifolia, leonurus sibiricus and ledum palustre.

This was a hard one to find out more information on. Kansas is in the process of making it illegal in their state. The use of the K2 mixture was only recently introduced into the United States, although it has been popular in Great Britain since 2008 and was introduced in Germany about three years ago.

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