K2 http://kcur.org en Three Indicted in Synthetic Marijuana Scheme http://kcur.org/post/three-indicted-synthetic-marijuana-scheme <p>A federal grand jury has indicted three Kansas men on charges that they operated a global sales and supply network for synthetic marijuana.&nbsp;</p><p>Bradley Miller of Wichita, his brother, Clark Sloan of Tonganoxie, and Sloan’s son Jonathan Sloan of Lawrence face charges of mail fraud, conspiracy, distribution of a misbranded drug, smuggling, and conspiracy to launder money from the operation.&nbsp; They’re accused of manufacturing and distributing a marijuana substitute called K2 through businesses named Bouncing Bear Botanicals and Persephone’s Journey.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:07:25 +0000 Bryan Thompson 34556 at http://kcur.org Three Indicted in Synthetic Marijuana Scheme 'Synthetic Marijuana' Banned In Missouri http://kcur.org/post/synthetic-marijuana-banned-missouri <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d05ac63d017-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d05ac63d017-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d05ac63d017-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-911522.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>St. Louis, Missouri – Yesterday Missouri became the fifth state to ban the marijuana-like substance known as "K2". The penalties for possession will be similar to regular pot.</p> Wed, 07 Jul 2010 17:02:31 +0000 6799 at http://kcur.org 'Synthetic Marijuana' Banned In Missouri K2, Synthetic Marijuana Ban Passes Missouri Senate http://kcur.org/post/k2-synthetic-marijuana-ban-passes-missouri-senate <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d049ea40f4d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d049ea40f4d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d049ea40f4d-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-900181.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would outlaw K-2, a group of synthetic compounds that attempt to mimic the effects of marijuana. But the chamber also lessened the proposed penalties for possessing the compounds.</p> Wed, 05 May 2010 20:33:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 6592 at http://kcur.org K2, Synthetic Marijuana Ban Passes Missouri Senate Synthetic Marijuana Ban Moves Forward in Missouri House, Senate http://kcur.org/post/synthetic-marijuana-ban-moves-forward-missouri-house-senate <p>Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri House and Senate have given initial approval to a ban on a widely available chemical that attempts to mimic the effects of marijuana.</p> Tue, 16 Mar 2010 15:28:16 +0000 KCUR & Associated Press 6422 at http://kcur.org Synthetic Marijuana Ban Moves Forward in Missouri House, Senate Kansas Moves to Outlaw Marijuana-Mimicking Incense http://kcur.org/post/kansas-moves-outlaw-marijuana-mimicking-incense <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d05ac63997c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d05ac63997c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d05ac63997c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-888176.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – In most states marijuana remains illegal. But across the Kansas City region, some people wanting to get high are turning to a legal synthetic version. Now Kansas and some other states, including Missouri, are moving to ban the chemicals in these herbal blends. KCUR's Elana Gordon has more on this relatively new trend and its uncertain future.</p> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 17:47:41 +0000 Elana Gordon 6372 at http://kcur.org Kansas Moves to Outlaw Marijuana-Mimicking Incense K2 Ban Moves Forward In Legislature http://kcur.org/post/k2-ban-moves-forward-legislature <p>Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas House of Representatives took a step yesterday towards banning what law enforcement officials call synthetic marijuana. The product, sold under the name K2, contains chemicals similar to those found in marijuana.</p> Wed, 03 Feb 2010 16:07:47 +0000 Stephen Koranda 6273 at http://kcur.org