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Synthetic Cathinones (Bath Salts): An Emerging Domestic Threat
This situation report provides an assessment of the ability and abuse of synthetic Cathinones, commonly known as "bath salts," and "plant food." It also discusses production and distribution, lists common synthetic Cathinones, and provides background information. The National Drug Intelligence Center assesses with high confidence that the distribution and abuse of synthetic Cathinones will increase in the United States, posting yet another challenge to U.S. law enforcement officials.
July 2011  2011-S0787-004  PDF (1,132 KB)

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National Drug Intelligence Center General Informtion
NOTE: On June 15, 2012, the National Drug Intelligence Center will close. This web site will no longer be maintained. The documents that are currently on this site may contain dated information. They remain available to provide access to historical materials.
 
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