Governor Bryant signs bill outlawing synthetic marijuana

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Governor Phil Bryant has signed into law a bill that raises penalties for synthetic marijuana. A spokesman for Bryant says he signed Senate Bill 2169.

The law, which takes effect July 1, raises penalties for growing, possessing, selling or trafficking synthetic cannabinoids. It classifies the synthetic drug in the same category as real marijuana.

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5/12/16