Due in part to the federal prohibition of cannabis, various unscrupulous companies have created different forms of synthetic marijuana. These substances are unpredictable, dangerous…and mostly legal.
Chicago Shop Owner Gets Prison Sentence For Selling K2 Laced With Rat Poison
U.S. District Judge Manish Shah sentenced Fouad Masoud, owner of King Mini Mart in Chicago, to seven years in prison.
January 24, 2020
Vaping Trailblazer Reportedly Sold Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana
Over 50 people in the Salt Lake City area have been poisoned by a brand of vape called "Yolo!", which they believed contained CBD.
October 21, 2019
Synthetic Marijuana Found In CBD Products Across Multiple States
CBD gummies and vape cartridges laced with synthetic marijuana have been found in Maryland, Louisiana and 11 other states, according to a new AP investigation.
September 16, 2019
[Updated] Synthetic Weed Found in Alabama Prison Lands K9 in Hospital
Sadly, Jake the dog did not survive.
July 22, 2019
Alabama Health Officials Report Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Overdoses
Authorities are trying to avoid another synthetic cannabis crisis.
April 24, 2019
Owner of Australian Smoke Shop Chain Imprisoned for Selling Synthetic Weed
Cloud 9 owner Hoang Nam Nguyen is the first person prosecuted under Western Australia's new psychoactive substances law.
September 28, 2018
New Zealand City Has 10 Synthetic Cannabis Overdoses in 48 Hours
Christchurch has seen a spike in people consuming and being harmed by a synthetic drug known as AB.
September 21, 2018
Washington, DC Sees Mass Synthetic Marijuana Overdose
Even in cannabis-legal Washington, DC, people are still getting severely sick due to synthetic marijuana.
September 14, 2018
Brooklyn Community Leaders Demand Action After Multiple K2 Overdoses
Bushwick community leaders, elected officials, and the NYPD are working together to root out K2 distributors.
September 11, 2018
Trump’s Drug Czar Nominee Visits New Haven After Mass K2 Overdose
Trump's Drug Czar Jim Carroll held a closed-door meeting with numerous Connecticut officials to discuss combatting drug addiction.
August 21, 2018