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"K2 is a dangerous, deadly drug, but this strain is especially threatening," NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said in a statement.
A newly-released medical study has found that the specific variety of K2 sold near on the Bed-Stuy/Bushwick border this summer was crudely mixed and dangerously potent.
The hospital's been cited for six violations, and is now facing a wrongful death lawsuit.
They seized over 440 pounds of synthetic marijuana, whose sale and production New York City criminalized in the fall.
"These laws do not punish the individuals that are held hostage and held in the grip of this toxic drug," de Blasio emphasized yesterday.
The suspects, who range in age from 26 to 47, allegedly used a warehouse on Light Street in the Eastchester section of the Bronx as their base of operations over the past year.
"My heart almost stopped one time, and I got tingly feelings in my veins, and I felt like I was going to pass away."
Officials say fake weed has sent hundreds of New Yorkers to the hospital this year.