Dangers of synthetic marijuana

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4 comments:

  • JimmyB posted at 10:39 am on Tue, Mar 4, 2014.

    JimmyB Posts: 1

    I used to think it was harmless. I mean, they sold it in stores. Boy was I naive... After 3 years and losing everything I love, I realized how horrible the stuff really is.

    I posted my story here: http://spiceaddictionsupport.org/how-i-became-addicted-and-finally-quit-smoking-herbal-incense/ Check it out

     
  • Keenedge posted at 12:48 pm on Thu, Feb 6, 2014.

    Keenedge Posts: 1

    I don't think anyone understands synthetic "marijuana". They are certainly no longer synthetic cannabinoids.
    There are so many different kinds now. Most don't even work and cost out the a$$.
    Maybe when it has to go underground we can go back to the JWH's that actually work and didn't make people sick.
    Do people realize when they drive this underground it's not going to go away. Even tho marijuana is on the fast track to legalization it will be decades more before people in "safety sensitive" positions will be tested on whether they are actually high or smoked a joint last month.

     
  • cobycool posted at 8:41 pm on Tue, Feb 4, 2014.

    cobycool Posts: 1

    does anyone happen to know how long this poison stays in your system.

     
  • Brion Eduardo posted at 6:01 pm on Tue, Feb 4, 2014.

    Brion Eduardo Posts: 1

    The synthetic cannabinoids are dangerous in the sense they that are untested on humans, and should be assumed to be hazardous to the body, particularly the liver and other vital organs. It's just not worth the risk, especially considering that natural cannabis is proven to be relatively safe and is widely available, legal or not. What I don't like to see, though, is the hyper-propaganda spread in this article. The idea that 9 big guys are needed to "restrain" somebody under the influence of it is pure hogwash. These compounds are cannabinoids, not stimulants or hallucinogens, and the acute effects are similar to exceptionally potent cannabis rather than meth, PCP, or bath salts. The odd thing is that while American media are undertaking a hysterical Reefer Madness-inspired media blitz, researchers in England are studying one of the compounds, JWH-133, for treatment of osteoarthritis pain. Please, stop the hysteria, and issue real warnings based on real science, and avoid the temptation to sensationalize that which we don't fully understand.

    source for JWH-133 info:
    http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140107/Synthetic-cannabinoid-molecule-created-for-osteoarthritis.aspx

     

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