“Spice” or “K2” comes in bright packages and colorful labeling, often marketed as herbal incense, tobacco or potpourri.
But authorities say the psychoactive designer drug is made of natural, non-controlled herbs and treated with chemicals to imitate the qualities of pot, a concoction they call a dangerous new frontier. As part of a national initiative Wednesday, federal law enforcement agents swept stores and smoke shops across Central Texas in hopes of knocking the amounts of the synthetic marijuana off the shelves.
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