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Bath Salts Abuse

Bath Salts WHAT'S GOING ON? A new designer drug is hitting the market and becoming very n the U.S. It's been given the innocent name of "Bath Salts", however, it's not used for taking a bath, instead minors are ABUSE using it as a new way to get high. Let's take a look at the latest drug that parents have to add to their watchlist. WHAT IS MEPHEDRONE BATH SALT? • Mephedrone is a synthetic stimulant that gives a high similar to meth or cocaine • Amphetamine and Cathinone class of drugs Also known as 4-methylmethcathinon(4-MMC) or 4-methylephedrone • Known as a "designer drug" because it's legal in O$18 most U.S states and countries Marijuana 8.33 Ecstasy $ 140.00 Coccaine $ 166.90 Meth $ 365.79 average price/per gram WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE? HELLO my pame is Bath Salts. Mephedrone WHITE POWDER But people also call me: • Meph - Drone · MCAT • Meow Meow (UK) · Bubbles (UK) BATH SALTS WHY BATH SALTS ? CAPSULES Looks like "bath salts" in white powder form. By adding a "not for human consumption" label, it lets suppliers get around the FDA regulations before the Bath Salts ban takes effect on October 17th, 2011. DRY LEAVES WHERE IS IT MADE? MADE IN CHINA A HOW PEOPLE TAKE IT? smoke injection oral snort rectum WHY IS IT SO POPULAR? • Easy to buy on the streets & in stores • Relatively cheap • Legal in some countries & US states • Doesn't show up on Drug Tests • Creates feelings of: • Euphoria Stimulation Elevated Mood Mild Sexual Stimulation THE SIDE EFFECTS LONG TERM EFFECTS • Poor Short-Term Memory • Visual impairment • Delusions • Teeth grinding • Headaches/Poor Concentration • Nose Bleeds & Nose Burns (when snorted) • Dilated Pupils • Erratic Behavior • Seizures • Hallucinations These are not yet known. Most side effect information available has been reported by the users. Is It Addictive? There are no medical studies that can prove that "Bath Salts" are addictive. Users repeat use to maintain their high and with every use they are playing Russian roulette (considering the Hallucinogenic side effects) with their lives. .... .·. ···. HISTORY OF BATH SALTS (MEPH) Sold legally in Israel as "hagigat" • First discovered 1929 & EPH • Available for sale on Internet • First seized in France Rediscovered 1929 2003 2004 2007 Detected in 22 EU states & MEOW made illegal across the EU .... .... .... • Made illegal in Israel & Sweden • Sold legally in Australia, UK Demark, Finland MEPH • UK newspapers call it "meow" or "miaow" • 4th most popular street drug in UK after marijuana, cocaine & ecstasy ................ 2010 2009 2008 US Senator Charles Schumer proposes Meph Bath Salts ban in USA Still legal in USA If sold as bath salts or plant food ......................... USA ....................... (MЕРН SEP 2011 2010 2011 • The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration uses its emergency authority to ban Bath Salts. UNTILL MAR SEP OR BATH SALTS • The action will remain in effect for 12 months, with a possible six-month extension. OCT 2011 ......................... Department of Health and Human Services is laying the groundwork for a permanent law banning the drugs. Provided By PAT MOORE FOUNDATION PAT MOORE SOURCES:, Lifeline Publications, BBC, ECMDDA, National Addiction Centre UK, FOUNDATION,, Justice gov,, InterventionASAP A Recevery Commnity Siner 1985

Bath Salts Abuse

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A new designer drug is hitting the market and becoming very popular in the U.S. It's been given the innocent name of "Bath Salts"; however, it's not used for taking a bath, instead minorsare using it ...


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