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Might Want to Check On Your Synthetic Cannabis. It’s Mutating.

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Consumers interested in experimenting with the legally “murky” world of synthetic drugs typically have two options, says MindHack: synthetic cannabinoids (vegetable fibers or plant leaves sprayed with manufactured chemicals that mimic the effect of weed) or stimulants like bath salts (made from synthetic¬†cathinone.)

However, a new study on synthetic cannabinoids from¬†Forensic Science International found a sample that contained both an untested type of synthetic cannabinoid and a “cathinone derivative.”¬†What’s more, researchers found that a chemical reaction between those substances created “an unknown compound.” Read More