Upstate Poison Control Center http://wrvo.org en Schumer urges DEA to ease drug take-back restrictions http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-urges-dea-ease-drug-take-back-restrictions <p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:04:09 +0000 Ellen Abbott 45983 at http://wrvo.org Schumer urges DEA to ease drug take-back restrictions Will back to school bring more bath salts use? http://wrvo.org/post/will-back-school-bring-more-bath-salts-use <p>The abuse of the designer drug called "bath salts" came of age this summer, with violent episodes from abusers reported by police and medical professionals across central New York.</p><p>Some authorities are worried about what happens next, when universities and schools go back into session. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:01:05 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24710 at http://wrvo.org Will back to school bring more bath salts use? Community looks for answers on bath salts http://wrvo.org/post/community-looks-answers-bath-salts <p>The misuse of the synthetic drug known as &quot;bath salts&quot; continues to plague upstate New York. A community forum on bath salts last week aimed to unite the people who deal with the effects of the drug, and come away with a plan to fight it.<br /> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:22:34 +0000 Ellen Abbott 22990 at http://wrvo.org Bath salts: Complaints and calls on the rise http://wrvo.org/post/bath-salts-complaints-and-calls-rise <p>The misuse of the designer drug called bath salts continues to be in the news as the number of complaints about the drug is on the rise.</p><p>The death of a Munnsville woman is the latest central New York case involving the suspected use of the man-made drugs.</p><p>In all of 2011, there were 118 calls to the Upstate Poison Control Center about bath salts. This year there have been 141 so far.</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:45:29 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20992 at http://wrvo.org Bath salts: Complaints and calls on the rise