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Health Updates on Dangerous Chemicals Sold as "Bath Salts"

Thursday, May 5, 2011  |  Contact: Media & Communications: Phone: 225.342.1532, E-mail: dhhinfo@la.gov

The latest information from the Department of Health and Hospitals on a series of dangerous chemicals being marketed as "bath salts" and "plant food," which have been added to the Controlled Dangerous Substance Act, making it illegal to possess, manufacture or distribute them in Louisiana.

UPDATE: On May 2, 2011, DHH Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein signed an order extending the Emergency Rule that adds "bath salts" the to Controlled Dangers Substances schedule, making it illegal to possess, manufacture or distribute them in Louisiana.