Arkansas Dept. of Health permanently bans K-2/Spice

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) – A temporary law banning the sale of synthetic marijuana in Arkansas will soon be permanent.

According to the Arkansas State Board of Health, a temporary rule went into effect on July 2 banning the sale of products like K-2 and Spice. The temporary version was set to expire on October 29.

The permanent version was adopted and will go into effect on October 26.

ADH says reports from poison control centers and emergency rooms indicate use of the substance, along or in combination with other substances, may cause symptoms including a rapid heart rate, dangerously high blood pressure, and sometimes hallucinations or paranoia.

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