Formerly Homeless Protest Sale Of Deadly Synthetic Pot In NYC

New York City has been rattled by a surge in overdoses of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or spice. At least 130 people overdosed within three days this month from a particularly harmful batch of the drug.

Last Thursday, members of the Doe Fund, a homelessness nonprofit, held a march in Brooklyn to protest the sale of K2 in city bodegas and delis.

“Local businesses that sell this drug are complicit in a public health crisis,” Alexander Horwitz, the Doe Fund’s Chief of Staff, told the Huffington Post. “We’re working with…

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