DrugFacts: Synthetic Cannabinoids


Synthetic cannabinoids refer to a growing number of man-made mind-altering chemicals that are either sprayed on dried, shredded plant material so they can be smoked (herbal incense) or sold as liquids to be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes and other devices (liquid incense). This is a plain language summary of synthetic cannabinoids, how they are used, and how they affect the brain and body.

Publisher: NIDA

Published: Revised June 2020 (7 pages)

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pdf updated 9/27/21

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