‘Flakka’ designer drug sweeping the nation, easily concealed in e-cigarettes, causing worry for parents with teens

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A designer street drug called Flakka has been growing in popularity in states like Florida, Texas and Ohio, and since it hasn’t been officially banned yet, it is spreading rapidly across the country. A few years ago, horror stories of people under the influence of bath salts flooded the news, like the man in Miami who chewed off another man’s face in a drug-induced zombie-like attack. Suppliers have found new ways to skirt the laws that ban designer drugs with a drug so new, it hasn’t been banned yet. Flakka contains a synthetic amphetamine like the cathinones in other bath salts. Read full article

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Kimberly M. Aquilina (05 April 2015) Flakka: designer drug sweeping the nation, easily concealed in e-cigarettes, causing worry for parents with teens [news]. Retrieved from http://www.hngn.com/articles/82606/20150405/flakka-designer-drug-sweeping-nation-easily-concealed-e-cigarettes-causing.htm

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