Many people have heard about Spice or K2, also known as synthetic cannabis, fake pot, synthetic marijuana, legal weed, herbal incense and potpourri.
K2 Spice ,But most people have no idea how this awful synthetic drug is affecting millions of people all over the world.
The word is leaking out, however, as reports to Poison Control and emergency room visits have skyrocketed over the past few years.
This page answers the question: what exactly is k2 Spice – and what does it do to you?
What Does Spice Look Like?
Traditional smoked k2 Spice looks like herbal tobacco, or natural marijuana.
It’s actually made from dried plant material and chopped up herbs in a mixture of colors including beige, cream red and brown.
The active ingredients are synthetic chemicals (cannabinoids) sprayed onto the plant material.
Natural marijuana gains its mind-altering effects from a chemical known as THC.
Synthetic marijuana, on the other hand, is coated with synthetic cannabinoids – a family of over 700 research chemicals.
In other words, synthetic marijuana k2 Spice is completely different than natural marijuana
Spice and K2 may contain one of many synthetic cannabinoids such as JWH-018, JWH-073, JWH-200, AM-2201 UR-144, XLR-11, AKB4, cannabicyclohexanol and AB-CHMINACA, AB-PINACA or AB-FUBINACA.
In liquid forms of Spice or K2, the variety of chemicals may be greater. Some suspect that a few brands of liquid Spice may contain traces of synthetic psychedelics such as 2C-P.