Salvia: A Legal Buzz?

The buzz is growing around salvia. Most people have not heard of the herb. But salvia is called the biggest legal buzz that money can buy. At least it is legal in Georgia.

Salvia Divinorum is an herb in the mint family, and it can get people high.

“Most people take a puff and laugh their butt off,” said Zach Lockhart of the NC-17 Smoke Shop. “Feel like you’re in a different place. Things look funny, you get tunnel-vision, and everything’s hysterical.”

It is perfectly legal, at least in Georgia. Salvia is illegal in Missouri and Louisiana and many foreign countries.

“In my research, it’s compared to LSD, but a lot less potent,” said Dr. Suiatha Reddy.