synthetic marijuana | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

synthetic marijuana

Synthetic Drug 'Cloud 9' Causes Dozens of Hospitalizations

By John Lavitt

Michigan parents and state officials are taking action to protect teenagers from the synthetic cannabinoid. MORE  

K2: A Dangerous Peak to Climb

By Daniel Genis

The stuff is available not just in head shops where drug paraphernalia is sold, but even in gas stations. So what could be the harm? MORE  

Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

By McCarton Ackerman

Use of the popular synthetic weed has spread across the globe, causing the same problems overseas as it does in the U.S. MORE  

District of Columbia Classifies Synthetic Pot As Schedule I Drug

By McCarton Ackerman

Synthetic weed like K2 and Spice is now in the same category as heroin and crack cocaine. At least in D.C. MORE  

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges DEA to Ban Synthetic Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

The senator from New York wants synthetic marijuana to become a Schedule I drug. MORE  

How Does Synthetic Marijuana Affect the Brain?

By Paul Gaita

A recent article from Forbes examined the potential dangers of synthetic weed. MORE  

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

By Jessica Zimmer

What is actually in synthetic weed? You'll be surprised. What is the high like? More surprise. Is it worth it? Read on. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Hundreds of veterans given free marijuana in Colorado, Ink Master host Chris Nunez arrested for DUI, and drunk man bathes in church holy water. MORE  

Turkey Struggling With Synthetic Drug 'Bonzai'

By McCarton Ackerman

A new form of synthetic cannabis has caused a rash of schizophrenia-like behavior and heart failure among users. MORE  

New Hampshire Declares 'State of Emergency' Over Synthetic Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

A spate of recent overdoses from 'Smacked' has led the governor to take drastic action. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Numerous Marijuana Grow Operations Raided In Colorado

Despite marijuana being legal, people are still getting busted in Colorado.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

7:00am
N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

10/30/14 7:30pm
British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

10/30/14 5:30pm
Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

10/30/14 3:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!