Monday, May 27, 2019

Bath Salts

SaltsHistory 1960s MDPV was developed for treatment of chronic fatigue, but caused problems of abuse and dependence. 1969Boehringer Ingelheim filed a patent application for MDPV. 2005MDPV commencement ceremony appeared as recreational drug. 2007First seizure of MDPV as a recreational drug, by customs officials in German state of Saxony. 2008First seizure of MDPV in the United claims. 2009MDPV became illegal in Denmark. 2010MDPV made a controlled drug in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Australia and Finland. First reports of the widespread retail marketing of bathroom salts containing MDPV in the U.S. The US recognizes both Mephedrone (July, 2010) and MDPV (December, 2010) a drug and chemical of concern. 2011MDPV sale and possession are banned in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington State (as of Nove mber 3, 2011), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming, with legislation being introduced in many other states.The DEA moved to temporarily ban MDPV, Mephedrone and Methylone on October 21, 2011 2012Permanent U. S. ban is imminent on few, withdraw chemicals. In 2012 the Congress passed theFood and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation ActSynthetic Drugs which will list MDPV and Mephedrone, but not Methylone. Facts/Terminology lav Salts are man made products of naturally occurring drugs, created and made popular by armchair chemists encouraged by profit potential and whose business insight is much much developed than their chemistry abilities.MDPV is a legal stimulant whos chemical name is Methylenedioxypyrovalerone, the active ingredient in Bath Salts. Mephedrone, is a synthetic drug of the velocity class. Although the drug is not related to actual bath salts, its sometimes sold under the label. It is made from various amphetamine-like chemicals, and can be inhaled, swallowed o r injected. The drug is also sold under other product labels such as jewelry cleaner, iPod cleaners, insect repellent, iPod screen cleaners, pump-it-up powder, etc.Slang Names Red Dove, Blue Silk, Zoom, Bloom, Cloud Nine, naval Snow, Lunar Wave, Vanilla Sky, Hurricane Charlie, Ivory Wave, White Lightning, Scarface, Purple Wave, Blizzard, Star Dust, Lovey-Dovey, Snow Leopard, Aura. Short Term Effects -Rapid heart beat, Sweating, Anxiety, Hypertension, Mild Stimulation, Aggression, Insomnia, Increased body temp, chills, sweating, Agitation, lively difficulty, Confusion , Dizziness, Headache, Pupil dilation, Nosebleeds, Increased alertness/awareness. Long Term EffectsFits and delusions, Hallucinations, Kidney pain, Lack of appetite, Liver failure, Loss of bowel control, Muscle spasms, Muscle tenseness, Vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood cells), Nausea. behave cramps, Digestive problems, Psychotic delusion, Renal failure, Rhabdomyolysis (release of muscle fiber contents myoglobinco uld lead to kidney problems), Severe paranoia, Suicidal thoughts, Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat), Tinnitus. Laws and Enforcement U. S. laws prohibit the sale or possession of all substances that mime illegal drugs, but only if federal prosecutors can show that they are intended for human use.People who make bath salts and similar drugs work around this by printing not for human consumption on virtually every packet. (CNN 2011) Economics Scientists that are just starting out , make strong bath salts and sell them at $15 a package. The formulation varies, and its effects are not fully understood, though research suggests it is highly addictive. In 2010, poison-control centers reported receiving 304 shout out calls related to bath salts in 2011 the number of calls soared to 6,138. Bibliographies * Austin. Many Synthetic Drugs Still Legal after bath Salts Ban. CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 4 Aug. 2012. Web. 03 Nov. 2012. . * Bath Salts May Be as Addictive as Cocaine, Study Suggest Live Sc ience. Bryner, Jeanna. October 30, 2012. Bath Salts -Emerging and Dangerous Products NIDA. Volkow, Nora D. October 30, 2012. Bath Salts Drug Guide. October 30, 2012. Bath Salts Above the Influence. October 30, 2012. Synthetic Drug Known as Bath Salts Poison Help. October 30, 2012. http//www. poisoncentertampa. org/drug-abuse. aspxbath-salts * The Straight Dope on What Bath Salts Do to Your Brain And Why Theyre Dangerous Forbes. DiSalvo, David. October 30, 2012. ttp//www. forbes. com/sites/daviddisalvo/2012/06/05/the-straight-dope-on-what-bath-salts-do-to-your-brain-and-why-theyre-dangerous/ * Austin. The Synthetic Scare. The Economist. The Economist Newspaper, 04 Aug. 2012. Web. 03 Nov. 2012. . * Duncan, Glenn. HDAP Comprehensive Drug knowledge on Bath Salts (MDPV, Mephedrone). HDAP Comprehensive Drug Information on Bath Salts (MDPV, Mephedrone). Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program, 29 June 2012. Web. 03 Nov. 2012. http//www. hdap. org/mdpv. html

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