Convenience store owner charged with selling synthetic marijuana

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FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A convenience store owner in Fountain was arrested Saturday on charges that his store was selling synthetic cannabis, the Fountain Police Department said.

Kong Hoon Kim, owner of the Kwik Way Store at 955 Lake Ave., was found to have about 3.3 ounces of “spice” in his shop, police said.

Synthetic marijuana can create a pot-like high, but can also have dangerous side effects. Numerous people have been sickened and even died after taking the drug.

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