The video shows a sailor snorting bath salts he receives in the mail, then vomiting a short time later.
The more disturbing images come later in the video when he assaults his girlfriend after having hallucinations that she is a demon. Later he collapses and wakes up in restraints in the hospital after seeing his roommate turn into a demon as well.
"They're erratic, violent and unpredictable," San Diego Navy doctor Lt. George Loeffler says in the video, which you can watch to the left of this article.
He goes on to explain the problems with designer drugs, which leave the sailor in the PSA suffering a host of physical symptoms, including seizures.
The PSA is filled with language likely designed to appeal to those most apt to use designer drugs: the young.
"Bath salts will not only jack up your family and career. It will jack up your mind and body," Loeffler says in the video.
Last year, about 90 sailors on two locally based ships were kicked out of the Navy for using designer drugs. The Navy continues to refine its testing for spice and bath salts. One positive test means dismissal. In some cases, if sufficient proof exists, a positive test is not necessary.
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