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Synthetic marijuana floods Tampa Bay area

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Law enforcement note a growing presence of synthetic marijuana in the Tampa Bay area and the nasty side effects — seizures and psychotic episodes — that sometimes accompany the mixes of chemicals no one fully understands. The Tampa Tribune reported that while a statewide ban on spice, a common term for the drug, was implemented in 2013, the relatively cheap substance still is easy to come by. Its chemical composition changes faster than laws can be adopted to control use…

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