Your Complete Guide To Understanding FDA-Approved Synthetic Cannabinoids

Your Complete Guide To Understanding FDA-Approved Synthetic Cannabinoids Cannabis contains healing chemical compounds known as cannabinoids. There are hundreds of cannabinoids in the plant, but because cannabis is still a federally illegal substance, we’ve barely scratched the surface in terms of what we know about cannabinoids today. The two most…

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Sheriff asks for help finding synthetic cannabinoids dealers after string of deaths

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Peoria County sheriff is asking the public for more help combating a deadly outbreak of severe bleeding due to synthetic marijuana. Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell pleaded at a Tuesday news conference, “Please, please, anyone with information please contact us.” Illinois Department of Public Health…

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Officials warn of health risk linked to synthetic cannabinoids

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health officials in Maryland are warning people about serious bleeding problems linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids. A Thursday statement from the University of Maryland says a person was hospitalized earlier this week to treat bleeding issues. The patient was a user of synthetic marijuana, also…

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3 arrested for selling synthetic cannabinoids linked to Illinois deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The owner of a Chicago convenience store and two employees have been charged with selling synthetic marijuana that has been linked to two deaths. Federal prosecutors have charged 48-year-old Fouad Masoud and 44-year-old Jad Allah, both of suburban Justice, and 44-year-old Adil Khan Mohammed of Chicago with…

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2 soldiers dead, 60 hospitalized in past month after vaping synthetic cannabinoids

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 9:38 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 10:45 am By The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — The U.S. Army is warning about the dangers of vaping synthetic cannabinoid oil after about 60 soldiers and Marines in North Carolina and 33 troops in Utah experienced serious medical…

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CBD, TBD: Cannabinoids on local grocery shelves, but for how long?

Published: Dec 29, 2017, 2:51 pm • Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 4:28 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Bottles of hemp-derived oils sit behind glass, under lock and key, at Alfalfa’s natural foods store in Boulder, Colo. Some 2,000 miles away from cannabis-friendly Colorado, a Naples, Fla., Lucky’s Market…

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Synthetic cannabinoids are not “synthetic marijuana”: What you need to know about Spice, K2 and others

Published: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 1:52 pm By Susan Squibb, The Cannabist Staff Hey, Cannabist!What’s the deal with Spice? Is it synthetic marijuana? I’m confused because people have died from using Spice. If it is an artificial version of marijuana, why are deaths attributed to…

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