Overview

K2/spice refers to a class of chemicals called "synthetic cannabinoids." These chemicals are made in the lab and have effects like marijuana. Some people smoke K2/spice to get high. However, smoking K2/spice can cause harmful side effects, including death.

How does it work ?

Like marijuana, K2/spice attaches to proteins in the body known as cannabinoid receptors. When K2/spice binds to these receptors, it causes a marijuana-like "high." But K2/spice has stronger binding to these receptors than marijuana does, leading to more serious side effects.
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