An emerging drug has police officers and healthcare workers alike scratching their heads. K2, as the drug is called, provides a marijuana-like high. It's undetectable through regular means of drug detection which makes it even more difficult to get a handle on. And although it can prompt severe panic attacks, K2 is easily accessible, and worseâ€”it's legalâ€”which is making police work harder for the Chicago region.
Bruce Talbot is an alcohol and drug recognition expert and consultant for the Illinois State Police Department. He's a retired police sergeant from Woodridge, Illinois, a town without a gun ban.
Chicago Sun-Times: Marijuana substitute, K2, readily available in Chicago
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