The mojo doctor: LA Times on the accidental fake weed inventor
In a profile in the Los Angeles Times this week, scientist John W. Huffman (described as a "bearded, elfin man") revealed himself as the accidental inventor of voodoo, mojo, spice, "incense," K2, or whatever brand or name used to describe dried up "herbs" sprayed with synthetic compounds that mimic the effects of THC (sort of).
Huffman said his research into the effects of drugs on brain receptors at Clemson University was published ? as were the compounds he made (and named after himself: JWH-018, JWH-073 and JWH-200) ? in medical journals, which were picked up manufacturers, and, ta-da, fake weed is born.? [ Read more ]
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