The Bath Salts Epidemic

Lawmakers in Washington look to pass nationwide ban on bath salts

7:47 PM, Dec 9, 2011

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- Throughout the summer of 2011, bath salts caused many problems here in Bangor and around the northeast. Now leaders in Washington want to pass new federal laws to help curb use of the drugs.

Michaud briefed on dangers of bath salts

5:51 PM, Oct 20, 2011

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine law enforcement officials are looking to the federal government for help in combating the growing problem of bath salts.

Federal officials to hear about bath salts from Maine police

6:50 PM, Oct 19, 2011

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In Maine, the synthetic drug bath salts first became a problem in Bangor and since then has spread to other communities.

Police facing bath salts problem in the midcoast

6:53 PM, Oct 14, 2011

ROCKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- On a dead-end street in Rockland last week, Maine's rapidly growing bath salts abuse problem nearly turned deadly.

Conference Wednesday to discuss bath salts solutions

8:33 PM, Oct 4, 2011

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Law enforcement and health officials have been dealing with the problem of bath salts for several months now, and it doesn't appear to be going away soon.

Police concerned about growing bath salts use

6:12 PM, Sep 27, 2011

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police in both Lewiston and Portland say bath salts are becoming a growing problem in their areas. And they are very concerned.

LePage wants to get tougher on bath salts

5:04 PM, Sep 15, 2011

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Gov. Paul LePage is now pushing a proposal to toughen penalties on people who possess or sell the drug known as bath salts just two months after enacting a law that bans them.

The Bath Salts Epidemic Town Hall Meeting

1:30 PM, Sep 15, 2011

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Law enforcement officials, medical professionals and community leaders join Mike & Mike from Kiss 94.5 at a town hall meeting on the problem of bath salts.

Bath salts could hit schools next

1:10 PM, Sep 15, 2011

The synthetic drug called bath salts could hit high schools and college campuses next, police said at a Bath Salts Town Hall Meeting at Husson University Wednesday night.

Police intercept bath salts shipment to Fairfield shop

6:15 PM, Sep 13, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Fairfield Police say they have seized a 200-packet shipment of bath salts worth $15,000 sent to a local business where officers seized 165 packets of the drug last week.

Police in Fairfield seize illegal bath salts

5:09 PM, Sep 7, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It's a growing problem for law enforcement officials in Maine, a drug known as bath salts.

Town Hall panel of speakers

12:05 PM, Sep 2, 2011

Maine bath salts draft bill to be ready this week

11:33 AM, Sep 2, 2011

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Draft legislation aimed at strengthening Maine's laws on synthetic drugs known as bath salts is expected to be ready this week, but it's unclear who'll be submitting it.

Bath Salts-Warning Video

11:28 AM, Sep 2, 2011

Warning signs of 'Bath Salt'

11:27 AM, Sep 2, 2011

Old Town Police arrest three after bath salts raid

10:48 AM, Sep 1, 2011

OLD TOWN, Maine (AP) -- Three people are facing charges of trafficking in bath salts after police raided a Maine home.