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Delaware Bans Dangerous "Bath Salts" Drugs

Photo courtesy of Patrick Jackson, Delaware State Senate

 

More information: www.governor.delaware.gov

 

Rep. Rebecca Walker, Sen. Bethany Hall-Long, and Governor Jack Markell

 

Rep. Rebecca Walker, a practicing nurse, saw the effects bath salts have on people first hand in her job as an emergency room nurse at Christiana Hospital.

 

“People under the influence of these bath salts are so out-of-control and violent that they’ve injured nurses and EMS providers, making it difficult to provide the necessary treatment,” said Walker, D-Middletown. “My biggest concern is for members of the community who may be violently attacked. Permanently banning this dangerous designer drug is an important step in protecting Delawareans.”

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Taken on January 25, 2012