Governor Cuomo announced on Tuesday that New York state is issuing a ban on the selling and possession of bath salts.
Cuomo said in a statement, "Bath salts and other synthetic drugs pose a direct, serious threat to public health and safety, and we must do everything we can to remove these harmful substances from sale and distribution in New York."
Street names for bath salts include, "White Lightning, Snow Leopard, Tranquility, Zoom, Ivory Wave, Red Dove, Vanilla Sky."
Violators will face fines up to $500 and up to 15 days in jail for either distributing or possessing the illicit drugs.
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via Huffington Post