At Zoom Testing we’ve written a lot about Spice in the last few years. Initially we talked about it’s status as one of many New Psychoactive Substances and it’s change in status under the law, with some calling for it to become a Class A drug.
More recently we have looked at how Spice has become a drug of choice in many prisons and how towns have also had to cope with the rise of the “Spice Zombies”. Spice was even mentioned in our blog post of 2019 as one or our Top Five Trends in UK Drug Testing.
This article will tell you a bit more about Spice in 2019. Drug tests for Spice are now readily available and are being used by private individual to help monitor vulnerable people, as well as institutions such as prisons that are working hard to keep use of the drug under control.
What is Spice?
Spice or K2 is a Class B drug that is made up from a mixture of herbs and spices, which have been sprayed with synthetic cannabinoids. These Synthetic cannabinoids are chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. The effects of the drug on the person using it – good and bad – are very similar to cannabis.
Spice or K2 is often sold as a ‘herbal’ smoking mixture.
There are many different types of synthetic cannabinoids, of which Spice or K2 is just one. Many of the drugs are illegal and are classified as Class B drugs, meaning that they are illegal to own, use or distribute.
You can never be sure what is in a smoking mixture so it’s often hard to tell whether it is illegal or not or even if it contains any synthetic cannabinoids at all!
Where to buy a Spice Drug Test Kit?
Zoom Testing is one of the few drug test suppliers to offer a spice drug test. The company sells the spice drug test kit as part of a two-parameter urine drug test kit that also detects regular cannabis. The Zoom Testing Spice Drug Test Kit is a urine drug test that screens for many of the compounds used today in synthetic cannabis.
Buy a Spice Drug Test Kit that is reliable
Subjecting an individual to a drug test is a serious matter and care should be taken to follow the instructions on the drug test so that the chances of error are minimal. When you buy a spice drug test kit make sure that you are buying from a reputable company and that the test is CD marked, meaning that it means recommended European standards. If you buy a spice drug test kit from Zoom Testing you can be assured that you are buying a reliable drug screen.
Street names for Spice / K2
Synthetic cannabinoids are marketed under many different names and brands. Some of the names for this drug include: Bliss, Black Mamba, Blaze, Bombay Blue, Cloud Nine, Fake Weed, Genie, Moon Rocks, Spice, Yucatan Fire, Zohai.
How can Spice be recognised?
K2 is normally supplied in little shiny silver bags of dried herbs or grass. It can look a bit like potpourri.
How is Spice taken?
Synthetic cannabinoids can be used in the same way as normal cannabis. It can be smoked in a joint or taken in a pipe or bong. The drug can also be made into a tea.
What are the effects of synthetic cannabinoids?
The psychological effects of synthetic cannabinoids are similar to those of cannabis and can include panic attacks, paranoia and giddiness. Physiological effects of spice include an increase in heart rate and higher blood pressure.
Where can more information on synthetic cannabinoids be found?
Frank is a great resource and can give you more information on synthetic cannabinoids.
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This post has been updated since its original publication in 2014.