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  • Centers
  • According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers, the number of bath salts used in 2011 increased 10 times compared to 2010. (doctortipster.com)
  • In 2010, the American Association of Poison Control centers received about 3,000 calls about bath salts. (weeklyworldnews.com)
  • This is an emerging health threat that needs to be taken seriously,' Alvin C. Bronstein, medical director of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center and acting director of toxicosurveillance for the American Association of Poison Control Centers, said in a news release. (drugs-forum.com)
  • Ryan said other state poison centers have had a total of 69 calls about the drugs as of midday Wednesday: 19 in Kentucky, 13 in Florida, 12 in Mississippi, 10 in Missouri, six each in Tennessee and Texas, and four in Utah. (drugs-forum.com)
  • rehab
  • Over the past 20 years, Yellowstone Recovery has provided affordable alcohol and drug rehab programs in Southern California to over 5,000 men and women. (psychologytoday.com)
  • A typical drug user who presents at a psych unit for suicidal intentions associated with the crushing despair of dope sickness or three days of crack binging is easily stabilized with medication and quickly transferred to a far cheaper drug rehab unit. (thefix.com)
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  • overdose
  • Drug users who overdose on the spiked heroin or pure acetyl fentanyl marketed as heroin appear as if they have overdosed on heroin they look lethargic and disoriented, and have shallow breathing, a slow heart rate and low blood pressure, he said. (foxnews.com)
  • This handout is designed for speech-language pathologists working in rehabilitation settings to address cognitive-linguistic impairments related to bath salt overdose. (slpinsights.com)
  • heroin
  • This presents legal loopholes that drug distributors use to make a profit by mixing a highly regulated drug, such as heroin, with a less-regulated one, such as acetyl fentanyl, Stogner said. (foxnews.com)
  • increasingly popular
  • Because the drug is so new, standard drug tests can't check urine or blood for it, making it increasingly popular with athletes, transportation workers, military personnel and anyone else who gets drug-tested regularly. (washingtontimes.com)
  • similar
  • According to the study, the so-called bath salts contain two similar chemical structures that produce different effects on the dopamine transport system. (doctortipster.com)
  • A beauty store has a similar product: crystal blue bathing salts. (heraldnet.com)
  • This designer drug is similar to bath salts. (webmd.com)
  • It is likely that, ultimately, acetyl fentanyl will be rendered a 'schedule drug,' similar to what happened in the case of stimulant drugs dubbed 'bath salts ,' Stogner said. (foxnews.com)
  • Legislators, along with the state attorney general's office, are currently looking into drafting a law similar to the analog drug laws of the 1960s. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • This means that any chemical substantially similar to those drugs was also deemed illegal, and police could arrest people in possession of them. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • The bath salts that are dangerously being used by some of our adolescents and young people are really synthetic chemicals similar to speed, and when ingested, snorted, smoked or injected, the person experiences tons of energy, alertness, and the drug greatly enhances their mood. (drugrehabcenter.com)
  • chemicals
  • Thus, it was found that both chemicals have an effect that persists for more than 30 minutes after drug removal. (doctortipster.com)
  • At least 16 states have enacted emergency bans on bath salts and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency banned three chemicals used to make them last fall. (weeklyworldnews.com)
  • Stimulant chemicals dubbed "bath salts" are increasingly injected for a high. (npr.org)
  • The Waynesville Police Department receives about a dozen calls a week related to synthetic drugs, which in essence are plants that have been sprayed with a number of unknown chemicals and psychotropic drugs, Hollingsed said. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • The type of bath salts that people are using contains man-made chemicals that stimulate a person mentally and physically but also causes serious side effects as well. (drugrehabcenter.com)
  • The bath salts that are being abused today are synthetic (man-made) chemicals and not really meant to be used for relaxing in a warm tub of water. (drugrehabcenter.com)
  • deadly
  • BUT when you introduce a chemical, such as a drug, it can cause some serious and sometimes deadly problems. (baconstreet.org)
  • Eugene
  • Because of the bizarre nature of the reported crime, Miami police last month at first thought suspect Rudy Eugene had abused bath salts before a cannibalistic attack on a homeless man. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Not long after the incident was reported, police released a statement saying they believed Eugene was under the influence of bath salts at the time. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • It's not clear why 31-year-old Rudy Eugene - a man described by family as a sweet person who didn't drink much or use hard drugs - suddenly attacked Ronald Poppo, 65, alongside a busy highway, apparently without provocation. (drugs-forum.com)
  • meth
  • No, they'll be fine, they're (ab)using drugs that have been produced by some pharma companies, not some back alley shady pseudo meth lab. (slashdot.org)
  • The drug is an "upper" like meth, but can cause users to become paranoid and harm themselves and those around them. (washingtontimes.com)
  • As local newspapers report: "Misuse of the bath salt has the same effects as meth, and is actually banned in Scotland following related deaths. (inspirationsyouth.com)
  • See how there's new drugs being created by just mixing meth and all that other stuff will put you on a 24 hour trip. (blogspot.com)
  • pills
  • The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. (drugs.com)
  • high
  • The dopamine high experienced from using the drug becomes greater than the dopamine high experienced from eating, sleeping, exercising, having shelter, etc. (baconstreet.org)
  • Over time, more and more of the drug is needed to experience the dopamine high or the same level of reward, or feeling of pleasure (tolerance). (baconstreet.org)
  • It has reprogrammed this center of their brain to get more out of a dopamine high from doing drugs than from other activities. (baconstreet.org)
  • There's a lot of things they'll suffer for the drug high they're looking for,' Spiller said. (drugs-forum.com)
  • A Camden, New Jersey mother, high on drugs on a late summer night in August of 2012, decapitates her own son in a fit of violent psychosis, places his head in the kitchen freezer, calls 911, admits the crime to a dispatcher and then stabs herself to death before police arrive on the scene. (thefix.com)
  • While the war against PCP that raged in the '70s-when the drug was briefly almost as popular as pot among suburban high-schoolers-has been won, the drug has persisted in the inner-city drug market, typically densely distributed in poor, violent neighborhoods. (thefix.com)
  • Only 1% of high school seniors nationwide are estimated to have used the drug last year, evidence of its greater prevalence among the urban poor. (thefix.com)
  • It is a very intense high, and it doesn't show up on drug tests," Hollingsed said, adding that the long-term effect of the drugs are unknown. (smokymountainnews.com)
  • Fewer than 5% of high school seniors admitted to abusing other drugs. (medicinenet.com)
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  • addictive
  • Prior intracranial self-stimulation studies have shown that one of the characteristics of addictive drugs is to make self-stimulation more pleasurable. (drugs.com)
  • possess
  • The new law now makes it a third-degree felony for someone to make or sell the drugs, or possess them with intent to sell. (wpbf.com)
  • Despite
  • Despite their name, bath salts have nothing in common with products you can use for a soak in the tub. (webmd.com)
  • Despite the name, these synthetic drugs have nothing to do with the crystals you might sprinkle in a bathtub. (wkhs.com)
  • Users here that want a wild drug ride turn to the old standby PCP, despite its reputation for triggering schizophrenia-like states that lead to bizarre episodes of violence. (thefix.com)
  • psychosis
  • Across town just days later a man, also in a drug-fueled psychosis, steals into his neighbor's house as their children sleep and slits both their throats with a knife, killing one and critically injuring the other. (thefix.com)
  • researchers
  • However, researchers still do not know the mechanism underlying the persistent effects of these drugs. (doctortipster.com)
  • Now, researchers have developed a test they'd like to add to the bus's offerings: it assesses drug action ( full paper ) instead of just reporting chemical structure. (slashdot.org)
  • user
  • By now most of you are familiar with the huge plume of vapor emitted by a user of an e-cigarette device on the streets. (scientopia.org)
  • One bath-salts user in Louisiana committed suicide because he thought police were after him. (washingtontimes.com)
  • A Nova Scotia man recently described to CBC News how the feeling he had after using the drug was scary even for an experienced drug user. (drugs-forum.com)
  • users
  • Users often take this drug by mouth in pill or tablet form. (webmd.com)
  • Bath Salt users are running scared. (weeklyworldnews.com)
  • What's frightening about this emerging street drug is that users themselves may not be aware that they are ingesting it,' drug researcher John Stogner, of the department of criminal justice and criminology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, said in a statement . (foxnews.com)
  • The scariest drug on the street, "wet" makes a few users commit grotesque murders that even cops can't stomach. (thefix.com)
  • receptors
  • after all there are many classes of drugs that work on, NMDA receptors, GABA channels, or the Opioid receptors, or Canabinoid recepts (dimers). (slashdot.org)
  • popular
  • Other popular shows over the past decade like "Sex and the City" and "The Sopranos" have generated tours and widespread interest in the filming locations, but "Breaking Bad" has seen a unique twist with the drug-themed products that have been springing up. (heraldnet.com)
  • come
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A fast-food burrito chain in Albuquerque has become an international tourist attraction as people come from all over the world to see the spot where a fictional drug trafficker runs his organization. (heraldnet.com)
  • The packets synthetic bath salts come in are very small and usually states that it's not meant for human consumption. (drugrehabcenter.com)