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Health officials say Spice’s dangerous

Submitted by Newsroom on March 2, 2012 – 1:52 pmNo Comment

By KVOW/KTAK News Director Leslie Stratmoen

RIVERTON, Wyo. — State health officials say the synthetic marijuana known as Spice is dangerous. Three Casper residents who either smoked or ingested Blueberry Spice in recent days were hospitalized because of kidney failure.

Dr. Tracy Murphy of the Wyoming Department of Health said his agency is studying the effects of the drug, but right now believe its use could be life-threatening.

The health official says anyone who gets sick using spice should call their doctor immediately.

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