Vice.com report on the rise of popularity synthetic marijuana and the health issues that that this “legal” high is causing.
VICE News journalist Nilo Tabrizy and VICE staff writer Allie Conti joined On The Lineto discuss “The Dangerous Rise of K2: America’s Cheapest High.”
K2 — the street name for plant matter sprayed with synthetic chemicals, designed to mimic the effects of marijuana’s active ingredient — is currently America’s cheapest way to get high. But the drug’s dangerous side effects have taken a toll on a wide variety of communities, particularly in New York City.
In “The Dangerous Rise of K2: America’s Cheapest High,” VICE News gets a glimpse of the challenges New York City is facing with K2 through the lens of volunteer ambulance corps and harm reduction specialists in its outer boroughs.
View the video at https://news.vice.com/video/on-the-line-nilo-tabrizy-and-allie-conti-discuss-synthetic-marijuana