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: http://www.med.unc.edu/neurology/news/synthetic-stimulants-called-2018bath-salts2019-act-in-the-brain-like-cocaine

In the United States: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/07/26/illegal-bath-salts-mimic-cocaine-in-the-brain-study

In the United Kingdom: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2178325/Meow-meow-Banned-bath-salts-effect-brain-way-cocaine.html