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I haven't smoked spice (synthetic cannabinoids) for 4months but I feel mentally strange and depressed. What is known about th effects of spice?
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Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: A lot from cannabis
While not a lot is known about the synthetics themselves, we know a lot about chronic marijuana use.
There have been at least 3 large studies in 3 different countries that showed a dose-dependent effect of marijuana on schizophrenia. These studies showed that the earlier you start using and the more you use, the greater the chance you have of schizophrenia. Cannabis is a hallucinogen.

In brief: A lot from cannabis
While not a lot is known about the synthetics themselves, we know a lot about chronic marijuana use.
There have been at least 3 large studies in 3 different countries that showed a dose-dependent effect of marijuana on schizophrenia. These studies showed that the earlier you start using and the more you use, the greater the chance you have of schizophrenia. Cannabis is a hallucinogen.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: "spice"
Recent article on synthetic cannabinoids listed hypertension, rapid heart rate, nausea & vomiting, agitation, anxiety, paranoia, seizures, & suicidal ideation as reported side effects/reactions.
See your fp or a detox specialist for help.

In brief: "spice"
Recent article on synthetic cannabinoids listed hypertension, rapid heart rate, nausea & vomiting, agitation, anxiety, paranoia, seizures, & suicidal ideation as reported side effects/reactions.
See your fp or a detox specialist for help.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Be seen ASAP if you're experiencing thoughts of suicide.
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not much
Spice is still legal in the United States, but has been banned in most of europe and parts of asia and south america.
I am not familiar with spice, but canabinoids in general can stay in your system for weeks. One of the effects of canabinoids is apathy. Though it may not even be related, some abused substances can change your brain induce persistent changes in your brain chemistry. See your docto.

In brief: Not much
Spice is still legal in the United States, but has been banned in most of europe and parts of asia and south america.
I am not familiar with spice, but canabinoids in general can stay in your system for weeks. One of the effects of canabinoids is apathy. Though it may not even be related, some abused substances can change your brain induce persistent changes in your brain chemistry. See your docto.
Dr. John Moranville
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