Our recent publication in Behavioural Brain Research comparing the behavioral effects of the “bath salt” mephedrone to those of cocaine was featured on the UNC School of Medicine Vital Signs webpage and received national and international attention. See the links below for press coverage.

UNC School of Medicine: Synthetic stimulants called ‘bath salts’ act in the brain like cocaine

In the United States: Illegal ‘Bath Salts’ Mimic Cocaine in the Brain

In the United Kingdom: Banned bath salts ‘may be as addictive as cocaine’

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