The state has introduced its own "psychoactive substances" act following the UK's controversial lead.
Subway just can't seem to win one lately.
Spice first emerged on Skid Row about two years ago, and since then has spread like wildfire because of its affordability and accessibility.
It's starting to seem like city cops are taking synthetic weed seriously, and perhaps even conducting a bonafide crackdown. But changing attitudes and policies on regular weed are complicating the situation.