(WXYZ) - State and local leaders have been pushing to ban K2 or "spice" because of the dangerous effects it can have on a person's health.
Raj Mehta, from Serenity Therapy Center in Rochester Hills, explained why so many teens are getting hooked on the drug during an interview on 7 Action News at 11.
Mehta said many teens buy it in stores, thinking it will be similar to marijuana, but unlike marijuana, K2 can cause seizures and psychotic episodes.
It's also extremely addictive, Mehta said.
K2 doesn't typically show up on a standard drug test, which is why many teens buy it, Mehta said.
You can watch Mehta's entire interview by clicking on the video above.
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