Synthetic Marijuana Widely Used at U.S. Naval Academy…

U.S. Naval AcademyDaniel de Vise reports in the Washington Post:

A synthetic form of marijuana is widely used at the U.S. Naval Academy because it cannot be detected in routine drug tests, according to several former midshipmen who have been removed from campus for using or possessing the substance.

Since its introduction at the academy last year, synthetic marijuana has become popular among rank-and-file midshipmen and on the football and wrestling teams, the former midshipmen said. Some isolated corners of the historic Annapolis campus, they said, have become well-known gathering spots for smoking it.

Synthetic marijuana is an herbal potpourri sprayed with chemicals that, when smoked, produces mood-altering effects. It is illegal in at least 12 states, although not in Maryland, and is prohibited in the U.S. military, including at its service academies.

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  3. I’ve never heard it called synthetic marijuana, not to be nitpicky, but it has effects noticeably different. Maybe its something different of what I’m thinking of.

  4. I’ve never heard it called synthetic marijuana, not to be nitpicky, but it has effects noticeably different. Maybe its something different of what I’m thinking of.

  5. grooveboss | Mar 3, 2011 at 2:46 pm |

    http://www.herbal-smoke-shop.com/ obviously they are doing it to counter mental, emotional and physical stress. Athletes need to get high to kill the soreness for a bit so they can have a life outside of sports.

  6. grooveboss | Mar 3, 2011 at 10:46 am |

    http://www.herbal-smoke-shop.com/ obviously they are doing it to counter mental, emotional and physical stress. Athletes need to get high to kill the soreness for a bit so they can have a life outside of sports.

  7. Arnica homeopathic remedy is said to reduce soreness and fatigue from excercise

  8. Arnica homeopathic remedy is said to reduce soreness and fatigue from excercise

  9. “Synthetic marijuana” is about as effective as smoking banana peels.

  10. “Synthetic marijuana” is about as effective as smoking banana peels.

  11. I don’t understand the delay of legalizing marijuana. People can already buy big buddha cheese online. And anyways, I think that there are enough medical studies that prove again and again that marijuana is more useful than harmful.

  12. I don’t understand the delay of legalizing marijuana. People can already buy big buddha cheese online. And anyways, I think that there are enough medical studies that prove again and again that marijuana is more useful than harmful.

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