Synthetic marijuana crackdown eyed by lawmakers

Synthetic marijuana also known as K2, Spice, incense and potpourri is an inexpensive and legal substance used to get high.  Melanie Maxwell
Synthetic marijuana also known as K2, Spice, incense and potpourri is an inexpensive and legal substance used to get high. Melanie Maxwell

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Federal lawmakers are looking for new ways to crack down on synthetic marijuana use, introducing legislation that would make it easier to prosecute sales of the drugs and urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to take steps to block online sales. Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, this week reached out to the DEA to encourage officials…