Washington State bans fake pot

The Washington state Board of Pharmacy says that it will ban synthetic marijuana products sold to consumers under the names of K2, Black Mamba and Spice under emergency rules. The synthetic marijuana is now classified as a Schedule I controlled substance and the new rules make it illegal to make, possess or sell the product.

Synthetic marijuana is an intoxicant which can affect a person’s behavior, judgment, physical coordination and health according to the Department of Health.

The new rules were enacted after several motor vehicle accidents occurred in which the driver had used the synthetic pot including one in which