Fake weed, also known as K2, Spice or synthetic marijuana is a new drug. Many teens, like you and your friends, may think that fake weed is okay to use because it is cheap and is sold at gas stations and convenience stores. But, fake weed is not safe or legal.
Don’t be fooled by the packaging. Though it is sold in three-ounce plastic pouches decorated with colorful designs including cartoon characters or recognizable logos, fake weed is not candy.
In fact, studies and recent media reports cite that fake weed causes seizures, instances of comas, brain damage, nerve trauma, and in some extreme instances stroke and the loss of motor skills such as speaking, walking and the movement of arms and legs.
In Get the facts, you will find out what fake weed is, and most importantly, what it’s made of and why it’s not safe to use.
The Zombie Survival Guide will help you know what it takes to avoid becoming a K2 Zombie. Have your friends tried fake weed or have you thought about using it? Learn about how it affect you and your body.
Challenge yourself by taking one of the quizzes. Find out if you know about the “zombie” effect.
Check out the videos to get a behind-the-scenes look at the zombie photo shoot for the campaign. You’ll also find other great, informative videos about fake weed.
There’s something for parents too. Get the information you need in the parents section of the site.
Also, don’t forget to visit the local resources for a list of organizations you can visit in your community to get more information or assistance.