The term “bath salts” refers to an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals related to cathinone, an amphetamine-like stimulant found naturally in the Khat plant. Learn more
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National Institute of Drug Abuse (2013). Bath Salts (Synthetic Cathinones) Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-abuse/bath-salts-synthetic-cathinones
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