Bath Salts News
Spotlighting the effects and dangers of K2, or synthetic marijuana
It’s called K2, synthetic marijuana, and it has caused a cluster of deaths in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported three arrests over Easter weekend after large amounts of K2 being sold at a convenience store were discovered to be contaminated with a toxic compound used as rat poison. Between
Johnny Lewis Might Have Taken Drug 'Smiles' Before Killings
Police Believe 'Sons of Anarchy' Actor High on Designer Drug Called 'Smiles'
DEA Makes 90 Arrests in War on Synthetic Drugs
Less than a month after President Obama banned the sale, production, and possession of synthetic drugs known as bath salts, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced today that it has made 90 arrests in a nationwide “synthetic drug takedown.” Law enforcement agents also seized $36 million...
Sen. Leahy Balks at 'Bath Salts' Ban
Federal law enforcement officials, eager to get a deadly array of toxic drugs known as "bath salts" off the streets, say they are frustrated that bureaucratic politics got in the way of congressional lawmakers drafting a comprehensive ban. "Bath salts are the worst of the worst of the synthetic
Bath Salts : Use of Dangerous Drug Inccreasing Across US
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Chris Coons praised recent legislation for the nationwide ban on "bath salts," a dangerous synthetic drug that has emerged in the past few years and may have led to the recent attack in Miami where a man ate off 80 percent of a homeless man's face. "Dangerous drugs like
Amped, New Synthetic Drug Used to Get High
Amped, a new type of synthetic drug that falls into the street category of “bath salts,” is being used by people in Virginia to get high, and likely in other parts of the country as well. The drug is touted as a ladybug attractant, but...
Flesh-Eating Disease Blamed on 'Bath Salts'
Flesh-eating bacteria devoured the muscle and skin on the arm of a New Orleans woman after she injected “bath salts,” an increasingly popular stimulant drug. Doctors say the infection is unusual, but might become more widespread as more users inject the drug to get high....
DEA Announces Emergency Ban on 'Bath Salts'
Ban Follows ABC News Investigation Into Legal High 'Time Bombs' Sold to Kids
Feds Arrest Ten in First-Ever 'Bath Salts' Bust
Ten people were arrested on Tuesday by federal agents and charged in the first-ever federal prosecution dealing with "bath salts," a dangerous new designer drug that has been linked to emergency room visits and deaths across the country. The Drug Enforcement Administration said a Seattle-area
Man Arrested in Mass Drug Overdose That Killed 1 Teen and Left 10 People Hospitalized
Police reportedly arrested this evening a suspect in connection with the mass overdose of a synthetic drug that left one man dead and 10 others hospitalized in Blaine, Minn. He is suspected of providing the hallucinogenic drug 2C-E that killed Trevor Robinson, 19, according to the Associated Press.