Synthetic Pot Rule Trips Up First User
La Crosse police have made an arrest under the city's new fake pot ordinance. The city council last month passed a rule that outlaws synthetic marijuana that's typically marketed as incense but can apparently create a high much more intense than the real stuff. Police picked up a 25 year-old guy early Sunday morning on a probation violation for drinking. Then found some Happy Shaman Herbal Spice on him. La Crosse is the first city in Wisconsin to outlaw synthetic pot. Some state lawmakers say they may pursue a statewide ban in the next session.