‘Bath Salts’ – alarming new stimulant legal in many states

Bath-Salts

Bath salts are labeled “not for human consumption,” which helps them skirt a law that would make them illegal.

This spring in the emergency room at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pa, .Dr. Jeffrey J. Narmi could not believe what he was seeing.  There were people arriving at the emergency room so agitated, violent and psychotic that a small army of medical workers was needed to hold them down.

 

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Designer Drug Abuse Out of Control in Many Regions of the World

ecstasy

Ecstasy tablets seized at the Belem International Airport in Belem.

The problem of so-called “designer drugs” is running out of control in many regions of the world, the U.N. global drugs watchdog said Wednesday.  The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) said detailed instructions for how to make designer drugs, which are slightly altered to bypass existing control systems, are often shared via the Internet.

 

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