K2 is a legal synthetic form of marijuana. This drug can be purchased online and even in local stores and gas stations. It is becoming one of the most popular teen drugs of choice because of it produces a high very similar to marijuana and is easily found. To most drug users, K2 seems to be the perfect drug, right?
Wrong. K2 is an addictive substance and it is causing more issues with people’s health than marijuana. People young and old have been rushed to the hospital while under the influence of K2, and all users experience common issues while under the influence such as:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Increased anxiety
- Mood swings
- Increased blood pressure and heart rate
Different Types of K2 and Their Uses
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