K-2 banned in Region 8 county

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – One Region 8 county has banned the sale, use, and possession of K-2 a synthetic type of drug that mirrors marijuana.

The Sharp County Quorum Court voted unanimously Monday to make the substance illegal in the county. With the passing the ordinance goes into effect immediately.

K-2 is also known as "Spice," and is a mixture of herbs that are sprayed with a synthetic THC which is an active ingredient in marijuana.

Randolph County is currently looking at passing a similar ordinance.

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