Man hospitalized after taking 'girl scout cookies' spice in Denver

DENVER - Denver Police took a man to the hospital this week who said he had smoked a spice called "Girl Scout Cookies."

Witnesses said the man was walking into traffic and hitting cars Monday, in the area of E. 46th Avenue and N. Durham Court.

One homeowner called police and said the man tried to get into a home on Durham Court, but the homeowner stopped him.

Officer said when they found the suspect, he told them he had smoked a spice called "Girl Scout Cookies."

Spice, in this case, is a synthetic marijuana that can cause rapid heart rate, vomiting, anxiety, hallucinations, and in some cases, heart attack, police said.

The man was taken to University Hospital.

Spice is sold under many names including Black Mamba, K2, Crazy Monkey, Crazy Clown, Dead Man Walking, Funky Monkey, Sexy Monkey, SinX, Spice, TenX, Twilight and 3X.

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