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New marijuana drug 'Wax' looks and feels like lip balm

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It goes by the name Wax, Butter and Honeycomb on the streets, and it can pack a kick equal to 15 to 20 joints of marijuana.

The new drug looks and feels like lip balm.

It's made from the oils of marijuana plants and has a high level of THC - the chemical that produces a high.

Police say while it is easy to make, the ingredients needed to make it are flammable which could lead to burns or even cause a house to explode!

Authorities are concerned about people trying to make the product at home especially teenagers.

Wax is also on the government's radar. In fact, the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration told a house appropriations committee earlier this year that abuse of Wax was on the rise across the country.

Images courtesy: http://stuffstonerslike.com/2012/03/03/marijuana-concentrate-review-delta-559s-bogglegum-super-melt/


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