Marines, navy service members banned from 6 local businesses

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) – Local Marine Corps and Navy commanders have designated six local businesses off-limits for selling substances that are prohibited to military personnel. Those businesses haven't yet been named.

The substances are known by several names including Spice and K2, are prohibited due to their ability to induce intoxication, excitement or stupefaction.

Marines and sailors are prohibited from possessing, purchasing, using, selling, distributing or bringing it onto military installations.

The move comes after previous requests to several local businesses to discontinue the sale of these substances to military personnel, according to a news release.

The businesses have been notified by certified letter. They can be removed from the list by discontinuing selling these products and notify the military commands of their remedial action, according to the news release.

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