Suffolk County Bans Bath Salts

NEW YORK (WCBS 880)Suffolk County lawmakers have banned the sale of bath salts.

Sold inside blue or black packets at convenience stores for as low as $20, the bath salts are actually MDPV, a powder that causes causes hallucinations, suicidal thoughts and paranoia when snorted.

WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports

Some teenagers had to be rushed to the hospital.

Also, there’s a push by some senators on the federal level to ban bath salts from being sold in conveinence stores and on the internet.

The Suffolk County Legislature voted on the ban Tuesday night.

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  • William

    I imagine some people just want to take a salty bath

  • AJ Morgan

    Snorting bath salts? Sounds like evolution in action if you ask me.

    If an idiot wants to kill themselves by doing stupid things, then let them, it raises the gene pools IQ by a couple of points.

  • Kory Stone

    If a person snorts bath salts and dies then they were not a keeper anyway. I am tied of government sticking its nose into my personal affairs

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