Ban "bath salts"  the synthetic drug chemicals MDPV, Mephedrone, & Methylone.
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Ban "bath salts" the synthetic drug chemicals MDPV, Mephedrone, & Methylone.

    1. Alisa Sirat
    2. Petition by

      Alisa Sirat

      Las Vegas, NV

In recent reports accross the country "bath salt" abuse has become a national epidemic within a very short period of time sending hundreds of people to the ER and  the cause of many deaths.   Pennsylvania, Louisiana, North Dakota, Florida, and the cities Atlanta Georgia, and Barberton, Ohio have banned "bath salts".  Legislators in Hawaii, Kentucky, and Mississippi have introduced bills to ban the drug.  Collaboratively all states need to band together in efforts to make these synthetic chemicals banned entirely in the USA.  Bath Salts are now banned  in both Canada and the UK. 

"Bath salts" and other synthetic drugs don't show up on routine "drug test screens".   The chemicals used  to create "bath salts"  are called: MDPV, Mephedrone, and Methylone.  The problem is the synthetic chemicals used in the bath salts -- mephedrone, a synthetic chemical similar to one used in cocaine, and MDPV and Methylone are psychoactive stimulants.  In some people, the nasty side effects are lasting weeks and sometimes months after use.  These chemicals are highly addictive  in turn, causing  intense cravings for the "bath salts".  These stimulants affect the neurotransmitters in the brain  which may permanently alter one's mentality through changes in the brain chemistry.  The side effects include paranoia, hallucinating, severe anxiety, terrifying dreams, suicide, etc.  Since the "bath salts" are marketed as "Not for Human Consumption" testing hasn't been performed on humans to know of the lasting affects on humans.    

This drug has been banned in some states, but is still completely legal in others. This product is highly dangerous and legal action must be taken to prevent further tragedy.

 

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 1,000 signatures
    2. Part 3...Robb goes undercover at a local smoke shop!

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Part 3: Haunted by death of his son, a father wages war on bath salts

    3. Jay's Dad Part 2 of the series....this part shares about Jay-Jay

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      This is Part 2: Tormented dad tells others about dangers of legal bath salts
      (Bath Salt Series...Robb's interview & my son Jay's story)

    4. Jay's Dad helped in a 3 Part series on bath salts

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      This is Part 1: Cheap synthetic drugs have police, parents alarmed

    5. Reached 750 signatures
    6. SPIN Magazine's digital /online article Jay's story is on page 4!!!

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Bath Salts: Deep in the Heart of America's New Drug Nightmare
      PLEASE take the time to read all 4 pages of the article and truly educate yourself from the DEA lab too!

    7. This is just a teaser for the upcoming Bathlands article in SPIN Magazine

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Our family was interviewed for this upcoming article with Jay's story...stay tuned to June 26th when the article comes out in news stands!

    8. Jay's Story told by his brother Troy

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      This video was created by Troy, a freshman in broadcast Journalism I class. Troy lost his brother (my son) to drug abuse, and when he was tasked to create a feature story by his teacher he chose to tell his story by interviewing his mom (Alisa Sirat). He discussed with his teacher the possibility of having a third party narrator/reporter, but it turned out that this story worked better with Troy as the narrator

    9. Horrific Dangers of "Bath Salts" Drug

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      This article gives a great over view of the effects of bath salts. Great read to keep you up-to-date!

    10. Web MD

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Good information...

    11. Emergency Order in Nevada

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Let's make sure 120 days from now that these synthetic chemicals are on the illegal books!

    12. Nevada Board of Pharmacy Votes to BAN!

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks to ALL who have listened & signed this petition!

    13. Nevada's Emergency Ban

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      This is Great News!

    14. House votes to Ban 'Spice, Salts'

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Still waiting for the Smoke Shops to STOP selling this poison!

    15. Latest Video Clip on bath salts....Thank You DEA!

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Bath salts have dirty, dangerous secret

      A drug named bath salts is a powerful methamphetamine derivative that's relatively new to the market, and can cause hallucinations and psychotic breaks. NBC's Mara Schiavocampo reports.

    16. Reached 500 signatures
    17. DEA Emergency-ban!

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      Moving in the right direction...

    18. Emails from Govt. Officials re this petition: Ban "bath salts"

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      If you receive any emails re: this petition Ban "bath salts" the synthetic drug chemicals MDPV, Mephedrone, & Methylone PLEASE forward them to me at: alisasirat@gmail.com Thanks so much for your signatures and support to Ban "bath salts"!

    19. Watch this clip on "bath salts"

      Alisa Sirat
      Petition Organizer

      The following video clip from 20/20 further explains "bath salts". Thank you so much for your support in helping to petition to Ban "bath salts".

    20. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Gina Evans JACKSONVILLE, FL
      • 8 months ago

      Because bath salts are awful..

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    • Elizabeth Jimenez LAREDO, TX
      • 9 months ago

      The fact, of the matter is, I am, a mother of 3 and I have watched so many video's about the so called, bath salts! It was a very scary ordeal, to see these innocent people react within such a manner!

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    • Jason Duditch SAN ANSELMO, CA
      • 10 months ago

      i've seen what bath salts can do to people and it needs to stop now, whoever has invented these drugs needs to be locked up forever

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 11 months ago

      My Ex-tenant takes and sells drugs and he is a dangerous man and stalker!

      The Most Dangerous Drugs In The World!

      Like Ecstasy and methamphetamine, the drug known as “bath salts” is a designer drug, which means it’s synthetic, concocted in a lab. (On the street, it’s also sometimes called “bath powder,” “herbal incense,” or “plant food.”). What makes the term “bath salts” more confusing, though, is that name is used for a surprisingly large number of different chemical combinations. But the drug also apparently causes paranoid delusions and/or hallucinations. Experts are saying it’s psychoactive, rather than hallucinogenic like acid, but the end result appears to be similar: delusional beliefs acted upon in violent ways.

      Benzodiazepines

      This drug is psychoactive in nature and is used to treat problems of depression mostly. The action of this drug becomes dangerous when it is used in excess. The exact action of the drug on the nervous system is known with certainty and the specialists assert that it can cause many side effects. For example, slurred speech, drowsiness and severe depression and dependency.

      Crystal Meth

      This is yet another drug which acts as a stimulant and was indeed a great invention in the field psycho pharmacology. It also acts in suppressing one’s appetite. The action and the effects of this drug become dangerous to one’s health when it is used for recreational purposes. The common effects are dizziness, visual impairment, ADHD and restlessness.

      Ketamine

      This drug is a very powerful drug that can cause hallucinations and even paranoia. It has a number of effects on the human body including anesthesia, visual and auditory hallucinations and blood pressure problems. It has been reported for a number of recreational uses and in addiction.

      Street Methadone

      This drug has been reported as a form of an opiate drug. Its acts as an agonist in the nervous system and it also effects heavily on the neurotransmitters which are released in the human brain. The overdose of this drug can cause pneumonia, Hepatitis, and even a number of psychological disorders. The respiratory depressions and actions it causes can even cause death.

      Cocaine

      This drug is indeed a very dangerous drug which is known all around the world as the slow killer. This drug influences a number of neurotransmitters at the same time and is extremely dangerous to the nervous functioning of the brain. It is has been banned in many countries due to the number of deaths it has caused.

      Opiates

      Street names include Codeine, China White, Ddarvon, Darvocet, Demerol, dilaudid, heroin, methadone, Morphine, Percocet, Percodan, Talwin, and Vicodin. According to the United States Library of Medicine, many prescription drugs are characterized as opiates. Morphine is an opiate often legally prescribed to alleviate chronic pain; however, due to its addictive nature, it is administered in hospital settings. Other legally prescribed opiates include codeine, methadone and Oxycontin. One of the most common illegal opiates is heroin, a more concentrated form of morphine. The Partnership for a Drug-Free America reports that heroin is so addictive that withdrawal symptoms can appear within hours of not using.!

      Heroin

      It is a derivative of opium and is the most dangerous drug responsible of thousands of deaths every year. The tolerance to this drug develops very fast and so the body demands more and more intake of this drug. The fatal side effects include shortness of breath, seizures, disorientation, abnormal behavior, cycles of knock outs and even the whole brain stops functioning at times leading to sudden death.

      LSD

      LSD produces unpredictable psychological effects, with "trips" lasting about 12 hours. With large enough doses, users experience delusions and hallucinations. Physical effects include increased body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure; sleeplessness; and loss of appetite.

      The Devil’s Breath

      This drug has the power to eliminate free will and wipe out memory and is being dealt with regularly on the streets of Colombia. Scopolamine, or ‘The Devil’s Breath,’ comes from a tree common to South America. Since scopolamine is odorless and tasteless, it can be blown in the face of a passerby on the street and, within minutes, that person is under the drug’s effect. Leaving you hopeless with no free will, making you obey every order you are given.

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    • Megan Yanow HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL
      • about 1 year ago

      My brother took his own life because of this drug

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