Alaska law banning K2 incense, Spice scheduled to take effect in July

A bill has passed out of the Alaska State Legislature to outlaw the sale or possession of 10 different chemical combinations used individually or collectively to create “synthetic cannabinoids” that’s reportedly caused “heart attack-like symptoms” for Alaskans.

In Anchorage and elsewhere, the products have been sold under the brands K2 and Spice. Both products are being manufactured and branded as incense but advertised as “drugs that get you high.” And they’ve done so, until recently, without breaking any laws. They look like marijuana but are not; essentially, these leafy products are sprayed with various chemicals that, until recently, were unclassified under law.

Read more at Alaska Dispatch


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