Casey wants ban on bath salt ingredients

    While his call for a ban on bath salts has been thus far unheeded, Sen. Bob Casey is now looking for a temporary ban on the salts’ two main ingredients: methylenedioxpyrovalerone and mephedrone.

    A temporary ban would give the Department of Health and Human Services time to research both substances to determine if they qualify for a permanent ban, the Citizens Voice reports.

    The hallucinogenic bath salts have been linked to violent crimes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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