Synthetic cannabinoids, while legal, have been shown to have much more harmful effects than actual marijuana – but those effects can vary dramatically from person to person. Now, researchers led by University of Arkansas toxicologist Jeff Moran are working to understand the dangers of fake pot by studying how the body metabolizes two popular forms in "Spice" and "K2."

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Legal highs always seem to be worse than illegal ones. I'm looking at you, mephedrone. That shit was horrible. People still take it in the UK, even though it's now illegal and thus has no advantages.