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Syns, Spice, Chronic

Synthetic cannabis is usually a dried herb or plant material that is sprayed with a synthetic cannabinoid. It can also come as a liquid, which can be used in a vaporisor.

There are hundreds of synthetic cannabinoids, which were all invented in the past 20 years. The chemicals aim to imitate the effects of THC, the ingredient in cannabis which makes you high. However they are significantly more toxic, dangerous and react in unpredictable ways to cannabis. All synthetic cannabis products are illegal to purchase and use, there are no longer any approved products.

 

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