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Mother Charged After Giving Her Teenage Daughter Bath Salts

Written by Eliza Player on Wednesday, 04 April 2012. Posted in Bath Salts

Mother Charged After Giving Her Teenage Daughter Bath Salts

A Missouri mother faces child endangerment charges for allowing her 16-year-old daughter and another 15-year-old to use bath salts to get high.   According to , the man who supplied the bath salts is also faces charges of child endangerment, resisting arrest, and several counts of drug possession.

 Police responded to a call of possible child endangerment, when they found a 16-year-old girl who appeared to be high on some drug.  The girl told police her mother had allowed her to smoke and snort White Surge, a brand of bath salts, in their home.  She also went with the man who supplied the bath salts, while he retrieved marijuana.

 The 15-year-old reported that she had also done some bath salts with this man the night before in a hotel room.  He was arrested, and police found marijuana, paraphernalia, and controlled substances that did not appear to be prescribed to him.

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Eliza Player

Eliza Player

I have been writing as long as I can remember, even carrying tattered notebooks with me through the streets and strip clubs of New Orleans, in the midst of my heroin addiction. I lived a life saturated in heroin until Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, leaving me to fend for myself, eventually facing my demons and coming face to face with my addiction. I have been clean for five years, and since then I have become a mother, graduated college, and started a writing career. I have a B.A. in Mass Media Communication, with a minor in Journalism. I have also written one published book, Through Both Hell and High Water: A Memoir of Addiction and Hurricane Katrina, which tells the story of those dark days I spent in New Orleans after the storm, battling with addiction amidst a natural disaster. I am the blogger and news curator for RecoveryNowTV, and I love sharing the stories of the world, as well as my own personal journey, with my readers. I hope that my words can touch others out there, struggling with addiction.

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