Ban on "bath salts" to be announced

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Alabama will become one of a number of states to ban illegal drugs marketed as "bath salts" on Tuesday.

The products contain synthetic stimulants that users snort or smoke. The substance makes them high like cocaine or an amphetamine.

Attorney General Luther Strange and State Health Officer Dr. Don Williamson will make the official announcement Tuesday afternoon in Montgomery.

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