FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Broward County commissioners have officially banned the sale or display of bath salts and synthetic marijuana.
Bath salts are a toxic cocktail of stimulants Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), mephedrone, and pyrovalerone. The Drug Enforcement Agency groups bath salts with mescaline and ephedrine, while dealers market the drug as a replacement for cocaine or a synthetic form of the hallucinogen LSD, according to CNN.
Even though these products carry labels that say “unfit for human consumption” they are often ingested to produce a feeling of intoxication similar to the effects of controlled substances illegal under federal and Florida law...
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