"It comes in the form of tablets or a powder, which users can swallow, snort or inject, producing similar effects to MDMA, amphetamines, and cocaine.
As well as producing the intended stimulant effects, negative side effects occur when mephedrone is used, with teeth grinding the most common.”
I thought they were saying this guy in Florida was eating the bubbly stuff that grandma liked to put in the bath.
"Several cities and states, such as New York, have passed legislation to specifically list mephedrone as illegal, but in most areas it was legal, so long as it is not sold for human consumption and therefore retailers described it as ‘bath salts’. In September 2011, The DEA began using its emergency scheduling authority to temporarily control mephedrone. Except as authorized by law, this action made possessing and selling mephedrone or the products that contain it illegal in the USA for at least one year while the DEA and the United States Department of Health and Human Services conduct further study.”
"The officer, who was not identified, ordered the naked man to back away, but when the man continued the assault, the officer shot him, the Herald said. Witnesses told the Herald the wounded attacker continued to eat his victim, so the officer continued firing.
Witnesses said they heard at least a half-dozen shots, the Herald said.”
"The naked man’s victim was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital Ryder Trauma Center and had critical injuries, police told the Herald."
He fucking survived being shot “at least half a dozen” times.