K2 causes kidney damage

Besides it's other dangers it appears smoking synthetic marijuana may cause serious damage to your kidneys.

Last year, the CDC received 16 reports of kidney damage in people who had recently smoked the synthetic drug.

The patients were in various stages of kidney failure and reported feeling nausea and pain in their stomach and side.

There have been a number of synthetic marijuana related arrests in the tri-state, the products are often referred to as spice or k-2, and sold as incense and often labeled "not for consumption."

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