New York City Department of Health issues warning on synthetic marijuana use

Doctors say the synthetic drug is worse for

Doctors say the synthetic drug is worse for you than real marijuana. (August 1, 2014 5:45 PM)

The Department of Health is issuing a warning on the use of synthetic marijuana after people across New York City have been sent to the hospital.

Since last Thursday, officials say 15 people who are believed to have used the substance were admitted to city hospitals. K2, AK-47 or Spice, which are some of the names the drug is known as on the street, became illegal in 2012.

The drug is...

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