HARRISBURG - The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Monday to ban the synthetically produced drugs known as bath salts.
The House bill also would add the salvia divinorum plant, the chemicals salvinorin A and divinorin A, synthetic marijuana, and synthetic cocaine or heroin to the list of Schedule I controlled substances. The House amended the bill to prohibit all chemical substances analogous to bath salts. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Drugs packaged as bath salts or incense sell for as little as $10 and can cause extreme paranoia and hallucinations.