Sandoval Signs Regulation Banning Designer Drugs

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed
an emergency regulation to outlaw the sometimes deadly designer
drugs known as bath salts.

The regulation approved earlier this month by a panel of state
lawmakers and the state Board of Pharmacy makes the drugs and
controlled substance and prohibits sale or possession.

Sandoval signed the measure on Wednesday.

Bath salts can cause heart palpitations, disorientation, extreme
paranoia and violence. Some deaths have also been reported.

The drugs are found in smoke shops under names such as Vanilla
Sky, Purple Wave and White Lightning. Users typically snort or
smoke the substance.

The regulation doesn't ban the kinds of bath salts added to tubs
for their fragrance and cosmetic benefits.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 140966573 -
Gray Television, Inc.