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The "bath salts," which are being snorted and smoked to produce a cocaine- and meth-like high, have sent dozens of users to emergency rooms after violent behavior and hallucinations. Florida and Louisiana have banned the sale of the product.
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A planned dredging project at the Port of Miami would cost $75 million in federal money. However, incoming Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) says that he does not support federal earmarks.