At least 221 Coloradans sickened by “synthetic cannabis” in August



As you know, real marijuana is now legal for 21-and-over adults in Colorado, at least in small amounts.
But smokable synthetic drugs (often dubbed “synthetic marijuana”) remains illegal — and a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows why. In August, use of synthetic marijuana was linked to 221 Colorado emergency-room visits — one of the largest totals since the quasi-legal compounds first became popular a few years ago. Read the rest over at Denver Westword.