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The mission of ODCP is to serve as a leader and a catalyst for improving the health and safety of all Iowans by promoting strategic approaches and collaboration to reduce drug use and related crime.


Salvia Divinorum is a perennial mint family herb that is illegal to purchase in Iowa smoke shops. Salvia can cause intense and debilitating hallucinations in addition to long term effects similar to those of LSD, including depression and schizophrenia.


K2/Spice, Bath Salts, and Salvia NEW Legislation

Pete Grady of the Attorney General’s Office makes a strong argument that because of confusing language in section 134 of SF 533, the delayed imposition of the penalties for bath salts and salvia should be sixty rather than thirty days.

Law Update: K2/Spice, Bath Salts, and Salvia Legislation

SF 510

SF 533

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