Spice sales forced a Vista market's liquor license suspension after authorities found the synthetic marijuana for sale during an October inspection.

The North Coastal Prevention Coalition took part in spice story media coverage last week as the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control suspended alcohol sales at Tommy's Liquor for 20 days.

Coverage on spice sales at Tommy's included stories by the U-T San Diego, the San Diego Reader, KFMB, KGTV and KUSI.

NCPC President Aaron Byzak speaks to KFMB CBS 8.

Spice has been banned in California since January 2012. Authorities are cracking down on the store-sold product along with another synthetic drug, bath salts.

Speaking with KFMB CBS 8, NCPC President Aaron Byzak said:

“It has a tremendous impact on your physiology. Tommy's did receive a letter and they had been warned a number of times over the years that this stuff is dangerous, so it's nice to see that they're being held accountable for their actions.”

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abuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana”>National Institute on Drug Abuse, “spice” refers to a wide variety of herbal mixtures that produce experience similar to marijuana. It's sold under many names including K2, Yucatan Fire, Skunk and Moon Rocks.

Sheriff's deputy discusses the suspension of Tommy's Liquor in Vista.
The psychoactive chemical additives applied to the plant materials possess no medical benefits with a high potential for abuse. For these reasons, the Drug Enforcement Administration designates the five active chemicals most frequently found in Spice as Schedule I controlled substances making it illegal to sell, buy or possess them.
Affects of Spice vary from being similar to a marijuana-type high to heart attacks, seizures, violent rages and even death.
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Spice Sales Forces Vista Market's Liquor License Suspension