Severe bleeding leads to death after person takes K2

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Public health officials say a person is dead after experiencing severe bleeding because they used synthetic marijuana. 

 It’s also called Spice, K2 and fake weed. 

The man-made drug has chemicals that are sprayed on dried plant material. 

It can be smoked or sold as liquids to be vaporized in e-cigarettes and other devices.

Anyone who has a reaction to the drugs should call 911 or be taken the hospital immediately.

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