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Bath salts

Maine Office of Substance Abuse – 2011

A fact sheet on the psychoactive substances marketed as “bath salts” in retail shops and on the Internet. Explains what bath salts are, as well as their appearance, packaging, labeling, and pricing. Notes common methods of ingestion. Lists toxicity and side effects, including milder, short-term ones and more severe mental and physical effects. Provides common street names for bath salts. Reports that Maine enacted legislation to make it illegal to possess or sell the various hallucinogenic and stimulant drugs that are sold as bath salts. Provides a link to full text of the legislation.