WTXF Fox 29 Coverage of Synthetic Drug Press Conference
May 11, 2011
On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, Congressman Dent (PA-15) and Congressman Pat Meehan (PA-7) hosted a press conference at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) on H.R. 1254, the Synthetic Drug Control Act. The legislation, introduced by Congressman Dent in March 2010, bans several synthetic drugs, including the cocaine substitute known as 'bath salts', and prevents their legal sale in states like Pennsylvania.