The designer drug known as “bath salts,” or MDPV, has been banned in Canada under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Canada’s federal government announced Wednesday that the illegalization of MDPV is effective immediately, and that the drug is now classified in the same category as heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine. The ban follows police warnings across the country in recent months about the spread of the synthetic drug from the U.S. Earlier this year, President Obama signed a bill banning the possession, production, and sales of more than two dozen hallucinogenic ingredients found in the drug and several U.S. states have banned it outright.
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