Synthetic Marijuana Poses Big Risks for Teenagers

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By Molly Grady

Synthetic versions of marijuana are sending some teens to the emergency room.

A report in the new issue of pediatrics outlines the warning signs.

Its says the drug produces a similar high to regular marijuana, but there are also more dangerous effects like excessive sweating and unusual aggression.

Other patients have herbs and chemicals.

It's sold at many gas stations and smoke shops around the country.



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