Many states are recognizing the hazards associated with these "legal"/ "designer" drugs. States such as Florida, Kentucky, and Louisiana have either passed emergency legislation or used executive privelage to ban these materials.
- “Bath Salts” Receive Emergency Drug Scheduling
- With emergency order, Fla. Attorney General outlaws bath salt used as drug
- Florida Bans Cocaine-Like 'Bath Salts' Sold In Stores
In lieu of federal, state, or local legislation, and because of the rapid proliferation, of these drugs school systems are encouraged to take a proactive stance against bath salts, plant foods, and other psychotropic materials in a rapid and unequivical manner. School boards have the capacity to ban these bath salts and plant foods much as they use the powers that school districts use to prevent students from wearing gang colors, or offensive clothing.