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  1. k2 herbs
    k2 herbs July 9, 2010 at 4:04 pm |

    It sucks to see our government scramble over things like this while LEGAL substances like MSG(and like flavor enhancers), Aspartame(and other artificial sweeteners), Hormones, Nitrites, etc. pollute our foods and bodies. Their priorities are all screwed up.

  2. bob johnson
    bob johnson September 22, 2010 at 2:29 pm |

    Why is this poison (peoaple are dying!) legal and marijuana, which has killed nobody ever, still illegal? Is it because the Big Pharma can’t make any money off something that one can grow in one’s own garden??

  3. Illinois Poison Center Blog » Blog Archive » Poison centers, Hazard surveillance and Public health safety

    […]  K2 – synthetic marijuana:  In March, 2010, the Missouri Poison Center sent out alerts on synthetic marijuana products after receiving a large influx of calls on this new legal drug which was available in head shops, tobacco shops and on the internet.  The patients were anxious, agitated, some even had hallucinations and/or seizures.  This new, emerging public health threat spread quickly with poison centers around the nation reporting calls from emergency department personnel seeking information and treatment advice for the patients in their care.  The burgeoning clinical data amassed by poison centers provided the impetus for a temporary DEA ban on such products.  In addition to the DEA ban, many states including Illinois (as of 1/1/11) have made the product illegal to sell or possess. […]

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