Dangerous Synthetic Cannabis Products Causing Increase in ER Visits

There are many consequences of cannabis prohibition that might not be immediately apparent. One example of such consequences is the fact that when you ban cannabis, people will inevitably try to replicate the effects of the plant in legal ways – such as ingesting synthetic cannabis substances like K2. But just because they’re legal doesn’t mean that they’re safe. In fact, synthetic cannabis can be downright deadly. A recent news story from ABC 20 in Springfield, Illinois illustrates just how dangerous synthetic cannabis can be. According to the story, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Monday that there...

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