In today's time, its becoming more and more regular for people of all ages to start accepting cannabis as part of the new norm in California. In many ways this rapid change in the last couple years is a testament to the power of the voices from a changing generation. In some, its a provides a environment for unscrupulous manufacturers to prey on people who are misinformed about which products are hazardous for human body. If you know anyone or that is consuming synthetic Cannabinoids, warn them about the hazards that they are subjecting their body to. Here is an article from the CDC regarding the dangers.
Synthetic cannabinoids are not one drug. Hundreds of different synthetic cannabinoid chemicals are manufactured and sold. New ones with unknown health risks become available each year. Synthetic cannabinoids are popular because users often believe they are legal and relatively safe.
These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they act on the same brain cell receptors as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main active ingredient in marijuana. However, the hundreds of known synthetic cannabinoid chemicals and THC are different chemicals. In fact, synthetic cannabinoids may affect the brain in different and unpredictable ways compared to marijuana.
Synthetic cannabinoids are used in a variety of ways:
Sprayed onto plant material and smoked
Mixed into a liquid and vaped in electronic nicotine delivery devices (such as e-cigarettes)
Added to herbal tea or to food and swallowed
Synthetic cannabinoids are widely available.
Consumers can buy synthetic cannabinoids in convenience stores, from individual drug dealers, or online as incense or natural herbal products.They are sold under a number of brand names, including
Many synthetic cannabinoids are illegal.
The federal government has banned many specific synthetic cannabinoids. Many state and local governments have passed their own laws targeting other synthetic cannabinoids.
Recent federal and state laws targeting synthetic cannabinoids have banned general categories of ingredients, rather than specific chemicals.