Houston Outlaws the Sale of Kush

The designer drug, Kush, a form of synthetic marijuana, has been halted. The Houston City Council has enacted a ban on this dangerous, mind-altering substance. Synthetic marijuana — also known as synthetic cannabis, K2, Spice or “fake weed” — mimics the effects of natural marijuana. It’s concocted with unsafe synthetic compounds that can produce adverse…

Synthetic Marijuana Is a Real Killer

Advocates for marijuana legalization are fond of pointing out that despite the frequency with which it is used, this drug has never once been directly linked to a fatality. But boosters of the various synthetic forms of marijuana most definitely cannot say the same thing. These chemical imitators are replicas of the original drug in…