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Bath Salts (Cathinones)

Historically, this is a group of compounds containing Cathinones. Currently, there is no approved medical use.

Partial listing of compounds: MDVP, Methylone, Mephedrone, Methcathinone, 2-C’s

  • Classification : Stimulants; similar effects to amphetamines and cocaine with hallucinogenic effects

  • Availability : Tablets, capsules, crystals, powder; sold in head shops, convenience stores, on line

  • Observed Behavior : Clubbing party drug as substitute for MDMA (Ecstasy); middle-age life-style “bath salts” for sexual enhancement

  • Observed Negative Effects : Violence, paranoia, hypertension, psychosis, agitation, hallucinations, cardiac effects resulting in strokes and death

  • NOTE : Most “Molly” on the scene today tests as one of 3 cathinones:  
    • 4-MEC
    • Methylone
    • 4-ECC

  • Street Names:  
    • Ivory Wave
    • MTV
    • Meow Meow
    • Snow Leopard
    • Super Coke
    • Bath Salts
    • Bliss
    • Blizzard
    • Drone
    • DOB
    • DOM

  • Street Pricing:   $25-80 per package

  • Drug Schedule:   Most Cathinones are Schedule I per federal or state law.   2-C analogs are listed Schedule I by federal law.   MDVP, Methylone and Mephedrone are listed Schedule I by state law

  • Charges:   Our charge book classifies them as Designer Drug - Stimulant

    • Sale- Any quantity regardless of drug dependency is 21a-277(b)

    • Possession- Any quantity regardless of drug dependency 21a-279(b)
 
  2C-P
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  http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/drug_control/images/bath_salt3.jpg
 Bath Salts
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 DOB  
http://www.ct.gov/dcp/lib/dcp/drug_control/images/dob.jpg