Spice Scandal Hits U.S. Naval Academy

First Posted: 02/ 1/11 02:28 PM Updated: 02/ 1/11 02:36 PM

A synthetic recreational drug and purported marijuana substitute is behind the recent expulsion of seven U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, theWashington Post reports.

The drug, called "spice" or "K2," is undetectable by urine drug test and is said to be similar to marijuana. It has been banned by the Navy.

According to the Navy Times, the focus of the Naval Academy's investigation was on a notebook page with an outline for a "spice ring."

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