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5 Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: October 18, 2020 Updated: January 11, 2021 Synthetic marijuana first appeared in the 1980s, a byproduct of researchers searching for new ways of treating diseases like multiple sclerosis and HIV. The year 2008 marked the first appearance of the drugs on the market for recreational use in Germany. Synthetic marijuana quickly spread to…

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What Is Synthetic Marijuana, and What Risks Does It Pose?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: November 13, 2019 Updated: December 3, 2019 You’ve heard the term, and the name sounds safe. But exactly what is synthetic marijuana? The answer may surprise you. Synthetic marijuana, which attempts to be natural, isn’t. Rather, the only natural part of this product is the plant base on which synthetic chemicals have…