Alcohol and Drug Use
Have You Heard? Facts From The Field is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to provide CDC and the field with facts and news from state, tribal, local and territorial public health agencies. We invite you to read and share this information broadly.
March 7, 2012
- Recreational designer drugs sold as "bath salts” have been
legislatively banned in at least 30 states as of February 2012.
The Michigan Department of Community Health used its chemical poisoning regulations to
mandate statewide reporting by hospitals of possible new cases of “bath salts” intoxication.
- The Northern New England Poison Center offers
free recorded webinars on bath salts and provides continuing education credits for some health care professionals.