After a ban on synthetic weed, new fake marijuana types emerge

A bag of Trainwreck Hayze brand of Potpourri blend.

In October of last year, South Carolina touted the ban of fake marijuana that went by the name of K2 and Spice, among others.

But, it didn't take manufacturers long to switch to a formulation that wasn't illegal, and the packets on synthetic weed are once again widely available — but lawmakers and concerned parents are pushing for a tougher ban.

Read about it at The Post and Courier.

One of the main concerns is that the synthetic weed uses compounds that may have unknown effects on humans, posing risks that real marijuana does not.

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