The synthetic drug commonly known as bath salts has become a problem for local substance abuse professionals.
Nicole Patten of Samaritan Medical Center's Addictions Department says they've only recently have been able to test patients for the substance, which she says can be very addicting.
Patten says people taking bath salts often show erratic, unpredictable behavior and can be aggressive.
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Saturday, July 23, 2016, Watertown, NY