The Sheridan City Council will consider an ordinance tonight that would ban the substance known as “Spice”, which is a synthetic form of marijuana, and is currently legal in Sheridan.
Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center Core Prevention Specialist Jessica Stephens says that they are seeing more and more use of it among the youth in Sheridan. As far as why this legal substance can be so dangerous.
And regarding spice being sold in Sheridan?
Stephens said that another reason why it's so dangerous for teens is because their brain is still developing, and the long term effects of the substance are not yet known.
The Sheridan City Council will consider on ordinance on first reading tonight that would ban the sale of spice within the City. The Council will also vote on a resolution urging the Legislature to address the issue as well.