June 20, 2012

“Bath salts” have made headlines ever since it was rumored Rudy Eugene may have been under their influence when he chewed off half of Ronald Poppo’s face on the MacArthur Causeway before he was shot and killed by a Miami police officer.

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade commissioners gave preliminary approval to outlaw the sale of “bath salts,” the synthetic drug that can make users aggressive and often violent.

“Bath salts” can be easily purchased at convenience stores, along with synthetic marijuana, which has also been targeted by commissioners to be banned.

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