New Times' Story on Snorting Bath Salts Retreaded by Multiple Media Outlets

Phoenix New Times was among the first news outlets to report on people snorting "bath salts" sold in head shops to get high.

Judging by the ensuing coverage from other media outlets, our January 13 bath salts story got some peoples' attention.

On January 19,

FOX News

retreaded our story, and it was picked up January 22 by

The Arizona Republic

. Yesterday, the

Associated Press

shed some more light on the issue. Even


published a piece on the potential perils of snorting bath salts.

It remains to be seen if Arizona state legislators will take steps to ban bath salts, as they are starting to do with spice. But one thing's certain: we haven't heard the last about bath salts yet.

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