Bath Salts

Obama Expected to Sign FDA Bill into Law

The bill is a must-pass piece of legislation because it extends the 20-year program that helps fund the FDA's budget for reviewing new drugs and medical implants.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

Providers Find it Tough to Treat Those Under the Influence of Bath Salts

Some people who take the drug are so out-of-control and violent that they've injured providers.

Posted Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Maine Medical Center Uses Trial and Error to Create Bath Salts Protocol

Bangor-area medical professionals are sharing experience with doctors as far away as California.

Posted Monday, January 9, 2012

Bath Salts Use Tied to Three Bangor (Maine) Deaths

Bangor was at the epicenter of the state's first bath salts use.

Posted Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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JEMS Reveals Top Stories of 2011

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discusses the top stories of 2011.

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011

House Votes to Ban Synthetic Drugs that Mimic Pot

Legislators seek to ban bath salts, which can cause convulsions, anxiety attacks & dangerously elevated heart rates.

Posted Thursday, December 15, 2011

Bath Salts Treatment Gains Traction

Providers share techniques to treat users of popular new drug.

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2011

Maine Police, Hospital to Host Conference on Bath Salts

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Congress are both working to make the main components of the hallucinogenic stimulant illegal.

Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Maine Responders Have a Growing Epidemic on Their Hands -- Bath Salts

With the increase in calls, most emergency responders have taken or are planning classes to educate their ranks about how to handle users of the drug.

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2011






 

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