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synthetic marijuana

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A teenage girl from Texas suffered from multiple strokes after smoking synthetic marijuana – leaving her brain damaged, blind and paralyzed, the Independent reported.

Seventeen-year-old Emily Bauer, from Cypress, Texas, purchased the fake marijuana at a local gas station with friends in December. Just 15 minutes after smoking it, Emily said she had a migraine and wanted to lie down.

Later on, the police were called to restrain Emily, after she suffered from a series of strokes – which ultimately triggered a psychotic state. She ended up having violent hallucinations, running into walls and urinating on herself, according to the Independent.

Her friends and family hoped to dissuade her from taking the drug again once its effects wore off. But 24 hours later, Emily was still having hallucinations and trying to hurt herself.

Doctors decided to put Emily in a medically induced coma in order to run tests on her brain. They discovered her seizures were a result of severe vasculitis – an inflammation of the blood vessels, ultimately restricting blood and oxygen flow to the brain.

Over time, pressure on Emily’s brain became so intense that her doctors had to drill a hole in her skull to provide some relief. Doctors told her family more than 70 percent of her brain was ‘dead’ and she would neither recognize her family or be able to use her arms and legs again. However, after the family decided to remove her breathing tube, Emily began to show signs of recovery – even telling her mother she loved her at one point.

anyone ever hear of this ? why can you buy it  at gas staions ?

Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:13 PM
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by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:16 PM
I am in Lubbock and they are pushing hard to make it illegal here! One vote already passed!! But here, its only sold in smoke shops. I can't wait till they ban that shit. You also can't purchase it at 17.
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by Gold Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:17 PM
That spice shit can kill you. You couldn't give me money to smoke it. It's illegal here in Florida, but they still sell it because it's a big business.
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by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:18 PM

They made it illegal over the summer around here.  It was also sold at gas stations.

by Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:27 PM
I smoke illegal marijuana (responsibly i might add) but it is natural i live in new york and it is no longer sold here my cousin brought some back from texas and we smoke it 1 or 2 puffs you were fine if you smoked more than that you werent i smoked it for the last time 6 or so months ago and i will never smoke it again. It was the worse experience in my life scared me to death i was hallucinating and really thought i was going to die it even made me stop smoking for 3 months or so and even now i can't smoke nearly as much as i use to as illegal as it may be its natural and that other stuff will kill you
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by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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 that's  why you stick with the real stuff, it's natural.

by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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Yes, this is bad bad bad stuff. A kid in my state died a year or 2 ago from it. If you want to smoke, stick to the real, natural stuff.

by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:30 PM
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In my state that synthetic crapy is illegal. But real weed has be decriminalized.  That synthetic crap is bad news. Want to smoke,  smoke the real thing.

by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:32 PM
its illegal here...a dude got so high he was running through traffic on the interstate at like 3 am got hit and killed...they called it bath salts here.
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by Gold Member on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:32 PM

You can buy it because it hasn't made it onto a list of dangerous substances yet. They are pushing to make it illegal nationwide. It is in most places. I know you can get kicked out of the military for it and they can test for it. But that's only been for about 2 years.

by Anonymous 5 on Feb. 5, 2013 at 7:33 PM
Anything synthetic is bad for you. Why the hell wouldn't they just get the real stuff?
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