Also known as K2, Spice, Joker, Black Mamba, Kush or Kronic, this compound tries to imitate the appearance and psychotropic effects of marijuana.
However, as it is an artificially modified substance, various studies have shown that the active ingredients in these drugs are synthetic chemicals with extremely dangerous toxic effects.
Synthetic marijuana activates the receptor in the brain and nervous system to a greater degree than that achieved with the primary compound of natural marijuana, for which its effects are much more powerful, which makes its consumption not only addictive but also life threatening.
Until now, it is difficult to know what the exact components of K2 are, as the chemical ingredients are continually replaced by manufacturers to avoid detection.
Synthetic marijuana can generally be found as herb or in liquid form for use in vaporizers. At this point, when using a synthetic drug like spice, or in real marijuana with its primary psychoactive ingredient known as THC, both act on the same brain pathway.
After smoking or inhaling these substances through a vaporizer, the drug travels directly to the lungs, then to the heart and from there to the bloodstream, to enter the brain directly. It should be clarified that the process takes very little time and the effects can be felt almost immediately.
The effects of synthetic cannabinoids can be unpredictable, however it is a fact that they endanger the lives of those who consume them.
What are the effects of its consumption?
Nausea and vomiting
Increased heart rate
Increased body temperature
However, it is also known that frequent consumption can develop arrhythmias, kidney failure, tachycardias, seizures, vascular collapse, hypertension, strokes and even death.
Also the psychological damage, among which are: anxiety, psychosis, confusion, panic attacks, paranoia, delusions, hallucinations and episodes of violence and aggression.
Do not forget that if you want to know the list of prohibited substances emitted by VADA, you can consult the following link: https://wbcboxing.com/en/voluntary-anti-doping-association-official-prohibited-list/
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