A new VETERANS' THEATER education campaign is telling city youth that using “synthetic marijuana” products will turn them into zombies, “Night of the Living Dead”-style.

VETERANS THEATER education campaign includes its VETERANS' THEATER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE ads, billboards, transit ads, social media accounts and a Web site aimed at reducing use of substances often known as “spice” or “K2.”

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'Fake weed' imported from China which turns users into 'zombies' triggers US-wide alarm

Police worried by dramatic surge in overdoses of the potentially lethal synthetic 'fake weed' --- South China Morning Post "Imported primarily from China, synthetic marijuana is being cited by police and public health officials for a dramatic surge in potentially lethal overdoses and drug-related offences nationwide."

"Fake weed causes extreme anxiety, paranoia, panic attacks, alienation/disassociation, psychotic episodes and hallucinations," a city-run website aimed at Washington's youth. "This behaviour has been labelled 'the zombie effect,'" it said.


On their way to schoo...It is sold in $2 bags to middle school and high school students.

"Spice is the second-most popular illegal drug used by high school seniors (marijuana is the first). Easy access and the misperception that Spice is “natural” and safe have likely contributed to these high rates of use”


In the Navy, Adam Hernandez Early Christmas gift before he got hook on spice

Spice: It's Not Worth It

Spice its not worth it Navy PSA

Get your SPICE EDUKIT, and Test for SPICE USE Ruth Rivas, mother of Adam, who dies of Spice, in the Navy, will bring the kits for you bo buy, and they are free to non-profits on Dec 2nd, at EARLY CHRISTMAS play 7PM in Rio Grande Theater.

Do not let this happen to your child

Ruth Rivas with Adam, who in Navy died of Spice

Synthetic Drug Revolution: VICE on HBO Debrief (Episode 5) dozens of synthetic drugs from SPICE to BATH SALTS, claim is regulation will stabilize the market

Hamilton Morris went to China and New Zealand to explore the global boom in the market for synthetic drugs. This is is Debrief ...


SnapShot: Spice Is Not Nice

Spice is not a harmless drug and recently was banned for military members. This spot takes a look at spice and examines making ...


PROJECT VETERANS THEATER is educating the community about the SPICE Epidemic See Spice Ads page.



It is turning our university students into Zombies:

source: Department of Health in Washington Post ad

FACT: The average age of synthetic marijuana users is 13

FACT: 1 in 9 High School students try Spice (K2, Fake Weed)

FACT: Parolees use synthetic marijuana to fool the tests for drug use

FACT: In 2015: "It seemed as if an upswing in such incidents here, which began in June, had suddenly and dramatically spiked" - Times Leader

FACT: PCP often is applied to a leafy material such as mint, parsley, oregano, or marijuana, so users can smoke it, according to NIDA’s website,

FACT: Synthetic Weed Is Ravaging New Mexico's Homeless Population. "You don't have to feel emotions or pain and all those kinds of things. The majority of these shelters don't have programs for these guys, they don't have activities, so this is what they do all day." --

FACT: In 48 hour period, in Sept 2015, in Las Cruces, there were 17 overdoses, and two died, but the hospitals lack the testing equipment to tell if its Fake Pot.


If you are in distress, please seek immediate medical care from a hospital emergency room.
You may also followup with substance abuse and mental health counseling through private insurance.


It’s important to seek substance abuse and mental health assessment, referral and counseling if you have used synthetic drugs. If you’re a New Mexico resident, there are options for help.


FACTS: Fake weed also known as K2/Spice, legal bud, and synthetic marijuana is an herbal mixture that contains dried, shredded plant material and harmful chemical additives.

It's often marketed directly to youth through some but not all local smoke shop businesses, sold in 3-ounce plastic pouches decorated with colorful designs, including cartoon characters and recognizable logos. It's also sold in gas station and convenience store businesses as potpourri or incense.

These synthetic chemical compounds are extremely harmful and unsafe for people to consume or ingest by smoking, drinking or eating. Many users believe the false advertising, smoke it like marijuana, and die.