Category Archives: Bath Salts

Understanding Bath Salts, Part III: Living Above the Law

“Poison is in everything, and no thing is without poison. The dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy.” -Paracelsus We’ve come to the end of our mind-altering journey, and a new ban on synthetic drugs has finally saved … Continue reading

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Understanding Bath Salts, Part II (Appendix): Reference

Science can be confusing.  In my last post, I mentioned the endless variety of research chemicals out there.  I wish I could write a 3 part series on each and every one, but there just aren’t enough pictures of Russian … Continue reading

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Understanding Bath Salts, Part II: African Flowers and Stalinist Powers

My social function, besides providing living room chemistry lectures and restaurant-floor pill identification, is as the Chief Have-You-Heard-Of-This-Chemical Specialist. About 2 years ago, a good friend from Northern Virginia employed my services. If you’ve never experienced the DC suburbs, it’s … Continue reading

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Understanding Bath Salts, Part I: The Irony of Drugs (or Enjoy Your Semi-Legal Bath)

Remember that time the media completely made up a scary new drug craze that barely existed? Of course you do, they can’t get enough of it.  Because nothing gets Midwestern soccer moms glued to the screen like a terrifying load … Continue reading

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