The deadly danger of smoking synthetic cannabis has again been revealed. Findings from Rotorua Coroner Dr Wallace Bain, released to the Rotorua Daily Post today, point to synthetic cannabis provoking a heart condition that killed a synthetic cannabis smoker. Since the middle of 2007, cases of people collapsing in "zombie" states have periodically kept emergency services busy. The latest case comes after figures reveal more people than originally suspected are dying from synthetic cannabis and the Government moves to slap harsher sentences on those who use and deal it. Kelly Makiha reports.

Tokoroa man Rua Tangimama smoked synthetic cannabis with

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