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As Dangerous Synthetic Drug Market Grows, Narconon Supports Parents with New Educational Feature
Date:11/2/2013

(PRWEB) November 02, 2013

Most of the world heard about the “Miami zombie” attack over Memorial Day, 2012, in which a homeless man lost much of his face to an attacker who was high on drugs. At that moment, a new drug dubbed “bath salts” was suddenly launched into high public awareness.

At that moment, the subject of new synthetic drugs became something every parent needed to know about. The threats to their children were no longer restricted to pain pills, marijuana or beer. There were now these research lab chemicals being sold as “entertaining” or “enlightening” drugs to unsuspecting customers. Some of them might be relatively harmless but others were absolutely deadly – and none of them carried warning signs to tell the customers which were which.

"Since these hazardous chemicals started being sold as recreational drugs, the chemists behind their design have not stopped developing new substances to sell," said Clark Carr, president of Narconon International. Narconon is an international non-profit organization offering drug prevention and rehabilitation services at locations around the world. "The first few bath salts and synthetic marijuana chemicals that parents may have heard of were just the beginning. Now there are hundreds of these chemicals on the illicit drug market. In fact, we long ago passed the second and even third generation of these drugs. There’s no way for law enforcement or legislators to keep up so it’s over to parents to teach their children how to stay safe."

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After the Memorial Day attack, a few of these substances were outlawed immediately. In April 2013, three more drugs were added to the ban by the Drug Enforcement Administration. But US agencies have
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