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The synthetic drug K2 is pictured. (Credit: Jim MacKay/NewsRadio 99.1)

Former Rehab Patient Warns of Synthetic Marijuana’s Dangers

Dozens of people have been hospitalized throughout the D.C.-area in recent weeks after overdosing on synthetic marijuana, a drug that has gone from an obscure recreational drug to a public health issue.

06/17/2015

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Several Hospitalized After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana in D.C.

A fire official says several people staying at a District of Columbia homeless shelter have been hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana.

06/06/2015

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10 Hospitalized After Overdosing on Synthetic Marijuana at D.C. Homeless Shelter

A fire official says several people staying at a District homeless shelter have been hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana.

06/05/2015

Man Smoking Marijuana Joint

4 Hospitalized After Synthetic Marijuana Overdoes in Md.

Anne Arundel County police say three men and a woman are hospitalized after smoking synthetic marijuana.

05/08/2015

A selection of the "Spice" legal stimulants is pictured in a shop. (Credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Synthetic Pot Seized in Md. Valued at $100K

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says authorities seized more than $100,000 worth of synthetic marijuana from three gas stations and the Thurmont home of the station owners.

05/21/2014

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7 People Busted For Synthetic Marijuana Conspiracy In Va.

Federal authorities say seven people have been charged in an alleged synthetic marijuana conspiracy in Virginia.

02/27/2014

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UMd. Study: Synthetic Marijuana More Popular Among Teens Than Most Drugs

Teenagers drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana is nothing new, just watch pretty much any high school movie ever made.

05/02/2013

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Maryland Lawmakers Work to Ban Fake Pot

Several Maryland lawmakers have introduced measures that would make the manufacture, possession or sale of synthetic cannabinoids, more commonly known, as Spice, K2 or synthetic marijuana, illegal.

02/15/2013

Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC, addresses an audience. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Holmes Norton Demands Gas Station Owner Stop Selling ‘K2′ During Protest

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton demanded a gas station owner stop selling synthetic marijuana during a protest outside his gas station in DC on Tuesday.

12/04/2012