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NIDA. (2012, December 5). New Bath Salts Resource Available from NIDA. Retrieved from https://archives.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2012/12/new-bath-salts-resource-available-nida

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Announcement

December 05, 2012

Bath Salts

A new resource on “bath salts,” an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals, is now available on NIDA’s website: drugabuse.gov.  Reports of severe intoxication and dangerous health effects associated with use of bath salts have made these drugs a serious and growing public health and safety issue. Read more here.

NOTE: The 2012 Monitoring the Future survey on nation-wide teen drug use will include bath salts for the first time. Survey results will be released December 19, 2012 at 10:00 EST at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

For more information, contact the NIDA press office at media@nida.nih.gov or 301-443-6245.

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