Topic: American Association of Poison Control Centers
The cinnamon challenge, a dangerous teen prank shown in You Tube videos, has led to a surge in calls to poison centers. Doctors advise teens not to get involved in the cinnamon challenge fad.
Federal agents and state and local police made more than 90 arrests in nationwide raids. Experts say bath salts and other potent synthetic drugs are becoming popular, particularly among teens.
Reports suggest that synthetic drugs euphemistically named 'bath salts' might be behind a notorious recent Miami attack. Police are well aware of curious cases involving the drug.
Bath salts are a synthetic powder that acts like cocaine and can be bought over the Internet or in some convenience stores. Hospitals and drug experts are trying to play catch-up.