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After ban, synthetic marijuana sales continue
Synthetic marijuana, also known as K2, is sold in certain shops. - photo by Photo courtesy of CPD
Nearly one year ago the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Board took action on ‘bath salts’ and synthetic marijuana, also known as “spice” or K2. They designated three substances that are commonly known as “bath salts,” and five substances used to make synthetic marijuana as Schedule I controlled substances. Just after the measure went into effect on Oct. 24, 2011 Kershaw County Council was poised to vote on an ordinance as a precaution.