Rauner Signs Bill Banning Sale of `Bath Salts' in StoresGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Monday to punish Illinois retailers that sell so-called bath salts, which are chemicals that mimic the effects of cocaine and other powerful drugs.
U.S. Attorney Callahan Warns of Dangers of Synthetic Drugs"If your child is showing a sudden interest in bath salts, that's a sign."
New Hallucinogenic Drug 'Flakka' May be in St. LouisThe synthetic stimulant is a cousin of bath salt and has led to violent episodes and suicides.
28 Charged in Synthetic Drug Bust28 people face federal drug trafficking charges related to the sale and production of bath salts and other synthetic drugs.
Man Gets Prison Time for Snatching PackageTwenty-six-year-old Greg Carroll of Brownstown has been sentenced to six months in prison for bolting from a post office with a package.
Coroner: SE Mo. Man Died from Bath SaltsSynthetic drugs are blamed in the death of a Poplar Bluff man who died while in police custody.
Cape Girardeau's Bath Salts Problem Helped by BanA year ago, Cape Girardeau and the rest of Southeast Missouri was said to be a hotbed for bath salt users.
DEA to Synthetic Drugs Makers: We're Coming for YouThe DEA seized more than $36 million in cash, arrested 91 people, and led to 5 million packets of synthetic drugs being removed from the public.
Missouri Man Professing To Be God Died From Bath Salts An autopsy found that a southwest Missouri man who died after a confrontation with police had used a synthetic compound known as bath salts.
Illinois Cracks Down on Fake Pot“It’s been unbelievable because even though the law has changed that clearly outlaws virtually every synthetic drug, all the fake pot that’s out there, we’re still finding it’s readily available."
Bath Salt Snorting Still a Problem in St. LouisThe DEA is seeking a nationwide ban on the sale and possession of the product.
Ill. Governor Talks Up New Drug LawsThe new laws crack down on some overlooked drugs, including hallucinogens in bath salts.

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