A novel method for portable detection of potent drugs known as ‘bath salts’

10 septiembre 2014

Despite being outlawed in 2012 in the US, the synthetic drugs known as ‘bath salts’ — which really aren’t meant for your daily bath — are still readily available in some retail shops, on the Internet and on the streets. To help law enforcement, scientists are developing a novel method that could be the basis for the first portable, on-site testing device for identifying the drugs.