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August 2nd, 2012
05:38 PM ET

Designer drugs on the rise

Brooke talks to George Joseph, CEO of Right Step, about the increased popularity of designer drugs including bath salts and synthetic marijuana. Joseph says people are trying these new drugs without knowing how it will affect their behavior often resulting in severe consequences.  The long term effects of designer drugs are still unknown.

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  1. Angela

    Some of the syn thc will give you serious deep thoughts. it's worse than crack really.

    August 9, 2012 at 3:16 am |
  2. Megan

    This guy runs a rehabilitation facility – and he thinks that bath salts are ACTUAL BATH SALTS? Don't send anyone to his treatment center, what an idiot.

    September 28, 2012 at 11:17 am |
  3. Clint

    I think the media needs to stop calling herbal incence "synthetic marijuana" because kids see that name and think its a form of legal weed. Herbal incence is NOTHING like marijuana, its a total different drug. As for bath salts well they should be banned, how has it stayed legal for this long?

    September 29, 2012 at 5:09 am |
  4. Clint

    American media makes me laugh. I hope most americans dont get their info from the tv.

    September 29, 2012 at 5:27 am |
  5. Sober

    Mephedrone is the ingredient in bath salts. The problem is that when buying them the seller will not discuss their use. They instead say, not to be consumed by a human. Also, people think that because they are not "real" they can consume more than the real thing. With mephedrone, the opposite is true.

    This guy is a moron and should never be used as an "expert". The term bath salts came about because they "look" like bath salts you put in a tub. If it was actual bath salts, you could go to Wal-mart and by a gallon for $2 instead of the prices you pay at a head shop.

    September 29, 2012 at 5:09 pm |

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