A psychoactive designer substance derived from natural herbs sprayed with synthetic chemicals, which mimics the effects of cannabis.
*The term synthetic cannabis is a misnomer as it is not cannabis per se, but rather mimics cannabis and thus would be better termed synthetic cannabinoid
Adverse effects Agitation, vomiting; less commonly, convulsions, myocardial infarction. The long term effects are unknown.
Alternative names Black Mamba (Turnera diffusa), Bombay Blue, fake weed, Genie, herbal incense, K2, Skunk, Moon Rocks, Spice, synthetic pot, Yucatan Fire, Zohai