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What You Should Know About Marijuana Wax

Marijuana wax is a concentrate, and is not the same as the typical marijuana that is rolled and smoked, or that is baked into edible treats. While concentrated forms of the drug have been around for thousands of years, the wax can have a dangerous hallucinatory side effect that is typically not found with smoking or ingesting the drug. The wax is also called dabs, shatter, or honey oil, and its use has been spreading.

It's Easy To Get, But Not Safe To Use

As with other types of marijuana, wax isn't hard to get. It's slightly more expensive, which could deter some people, but it can be found. It's also addictive, just like any drug. Among the reasons that its popularity is growing is the fact that it's easy to hide. It's also odorless, so it's less risky to have in a pocket or in a vehicle. Because of its concentrated nature, though, it can be much more dangerous than other forms of the drug, especially for novice users who are not experienced with marijuana. That can lead to serious side effects, which can cause injury or even death.

Gaining Popularity In Minnesota

Since 2013 the amount of the drug seized in criminal cases has increased significantly-from 357 grams to an anticipated 18,525 grams in 2016. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the number of arrests made in connection with the drug has increased as well. The consequences for a conviction on one of these charges can be serious since possessing marijuana wax is considered a felony. Accordingly, it is important that those facing charges connected to marijuana wax do what they can to build a defense to the case. For most people this entails contacting a criminal defense lawyer who understands drug charges of this nature.

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