Tuesday, May 11, 2010

This Spice will get you high



KXAN 36 out of Austin has a story about how the kids are getting high these days:

Spice - with brand names like K2, Space and Swerve - has hit a new level of popularity in Central Texas. Sold in local shops as an incense, Spice is a mixture of herbs that has been treated with a chemical, making it mimic a high from marijuana. However, the effect Spice has on users can be totally different from regular weed.

“There have been a few patients in town who have had seizures and high blood pressure,” said Seton Southwest Medical Center’s Emergency Department Director Dr. Laura Waltrip. “This is not your usual cannibis effect and can be quite dangerous.” READ THE REST

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