Salvia divinorum: exposures reported to a statewide poison control system over 10 years.

@article{Vohra2011SalviaDE,
  title={Salvia divinorum: exposures reported to a statewide poison control system over 10 years.},
  author={Rais B Vohra and Andrew W Seefeld and Frank Lee Cantrell and Richard A F Clark},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={643-50}
}
BACKGROUND Salvia divinorum, a hallucinogenic herb, has in recent years become popular among teenagers and young adults. Salvia is presently marketed as a "legal" alternative to other drugs of abuse, but little is known about the clinical toxicity of this substance. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to describe the clinical and demographic features of this emerging substance of recreational abuse using data obtained from the records of a poison control center. METHODS We performed… CONTINUE READING

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