Pennsylvania moves closer to bath salts ban

    On the heels of New Jerseys ban late last month, Pennsylvania legislators are considering a statewide ban of bath salts.

    A bill banning the synthetic drugs will go before a Senate committee next week, and could be in effect within the next two months, as WHYY’s Scott Detrow reports.

    A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi says the bill should make it to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk around budget time in June.

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