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K2: The Ultimate High
"...some don't make it, some change. The mountain is K2. Intentionally or not, the film reinforced my negative perception..."

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Problem With K2, Downtown Austin’s Most Dangerous Drug
APD cannot depend on big busts alone to solve the problem
"...a disconcerting surge in bad reactions to the drug K2. That winter, the substance – tobacco or another plant..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

K2 Rampages Red River
K2 continues its Downtown rampage. What can the city do?
"...Austin's K2 epidemic isn't getting better...."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Is K2 Unstoppable?
Rise in trips to the ER highlights prevalence of synthetic marijuana
"...Bad batches of synthetic marijuana – also called K2, spice, or roughly a hundred other stylized brand names..."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Summit
One of mountaineering's worst disasters remains a deadly mystery despite this documentary's attempt to learn more.
"...– to perish on the infamously treacherous Himalayan peak K2 over the course of two days in August 2008..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Vertical Limit
"...Chris O'Donnell. Cliffhanger meets The Wages of Fear meets K2 may have sounded good at the pitch meeting, but..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Red River Rampage
K2 went crazy Downtown
"...an epidemic of bad reactions to the synthetic cannabinoid K2 brought chaos to the city's Downtown community. Austin-Travis County..."

Dec. 29, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...investment partner. "Wanna go halves on a 10 of K2?" he asks. I'll pass. Three more steps and a..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

To Your Health
What usually happens with chronic hepatitis C infection, and can anything be done nutritionally to improve the outcome?
"...21 getting vitamin K in the form of vitamin K2 and 19 getting a placebo. In the placebo group,..."

March 25, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Flo Says "No" to Not-Pot
As promised, Senator files bill to ban synthetic dope
"...kids are using the shit, sold under the names K2 and Spice, and it isn't regulated. That, she posits,..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Best Testosterone Boosters Supplements (2021)
Increase sex drive, reduce hair loss, shed stubborn body fat.
"...IU of Vitamin D3 • 18 MCG of Vitamin K2 • 5 MG of Vitamin B6 • 200 MG..."

May 7, 2021 Chron Events Post

Reefer Roundup 12/2/10
News from the frontline of the War on Drugs
"...The drug in question is synthetic pot, sold as K2 or Spice, in head shops or over the Internet...."

Dec. 2, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

K2
Director Blake Yelavich opens his production of K2 with an image that is theatrical in the extreme, powerful and breathtaking, but sadly his Arts Entertainment Group production has no thrills left after that, leaving the show to the mercies of Patrick Meyers' long, tedious, sometimes silly script.
"...'K2': Swearing Manfully at the Mountain..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Travis County Primary Candidates Jockey to Champion Criminal Justice Change
A closer look at the heated District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law races
"...no longer test for THC content in cannabis or K2: "The tests are both expensive and unreliable," is the..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Austin Police Restructure Cite-and-Release Standards
Austin Police redefine nonviolent arrestable offenses
"...illegal substance charges in penalty group 2 (which includes K2), class A graffiti offenses (ranging from $750-2,500 of damage),..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Putting Together the Downtown Puzzle
A closer look at Mayor Adler’s proposals to solve (and pay for) Downtown conundrums
"...end homelessness among veterans – even as a growing "K2" crisis in the blocks surrounding the ARCH on Seventh..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

How Austin Keeps Its Homeless Citizens Fed
“You want meals that feel like a hug"
"...food isn't always the top priority. The epidemic of K2, a topic mentioned by nearly everyone we spoke to..."

March 24, 2017 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Headlines
"...K2's back! The synthetic marijuana knockoff wreaked havoc on the..."

June 5, 2015 News Feature

Headlines
"...K2 is back – and tearing through the city's collective..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature

APD Alerts Public to Synthetic Marijuana Threat
15 potential overdoses in last 23 hours
"...Synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, combines shredded plant matter with cannabinoid compounds...."

May 1, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Reefer Roundup: 9/9/11
Your roundup of drug war news
"...BATH SALT BAN AND K2 K-O TAKE EFFECT:..."

Sept. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Rise and Fall of Jason Dusterhoft (and His Frenemies)
A trip down APD's Memory Lane, from the Chronicle archives
"...then-undisclosed reasons, talks to us about the yearlong Downtown K2 epidemic...."

May 7, 2021 News Feature

Northern-Southern Shows Eastside Community in a Century of People
Where is here? It’s everywhere.
"...The portraits are the work of six photographers: Arius..."

July 17, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Headlines
"...current policy) and on not testing for THC or K2. Consensus opinion: "The current testing methods are unreliable."..."

Jan. 24, 2020 News Feature

Austin's Next Shot at Ending Homelessness
Thanks to an infusion of philanthropic cash, the city and its iTeam embark on a new effort
"...one interviewee, echoing many iTeam informants with tales of K2 addictions, bedbugs, rampant theft, and bona fide murder and..."

Aug. 24, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Luv Doc: Services Rendered
Idle hands are the Devil's playthings
"...might be out trying to score some Fentanyl, or K2, or bath salts, or any other number of "recreational"..."

March 9, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food
"...subjects responsible for manufacutring thousands of bags worth of K2, or "spice.") ARCH passersby should also expect to see..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council: Our House, in the Middle of the Corridor
Council considers strategic housing … again
"...• Spice Crisis: In response to a series of K2/spice casualties near the ARCH, Mayor Steve Adler proposes a..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Reefer Roundup: 12/9/11
Get your fix of drug war news
"...hysterical reports last year on its abuse – is K2 or Spice, which is now illegal in a number..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Roundup 1/26/11
Your drug war news, all in one place!
"...shops and convenience stores in the same way that K2 and Spice are being sold. According to the paper,..."

Jan. 26, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

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