According to reader Sandra Klisham, we need less newspaper coverage about the
The reported episodes of cannibalism are just the tip of the iceberg in a society where a lot of people, including those in the military, are searching for the next best high. And It appears recent reports of cannibalism may not be isolated episodes.
It has come to light that bath salts and spice, two lethal, legally available drugs, may be behind some of these attacks. These drugs can be smoked or snorted and they are given seductive names like "Ivory Wave" or innocuous monikers like "bath salts" for deceptive marketing. They induce a furor in users, as violent as the combined effect of
These drugs are sold in convenience stores and gas stations. They cannot be detected by routine drug screening tests. Hence, for those who want to get their high without getting caught, they are a boon. And they may also have penetrated our military.
The drugs are altered frequently so that it is hard to define them chemically and ban them all. They are more insidious than the most lethal drugs, and the government must move quickly to remove them from the shelves and punish those who market them.