Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Bath Salts, K2 Now Illegal
As of today, it’s officially illegal to sell, use or possess recreational drugs, including synthetic drugs similar to marijuana and others marketed as bath salts.
The legislation passed earlier this year adds synthetic marijuana known as K2 or spice, and six synthetic derivatives of a chemical found in bath salts to the list of Schedule 1 controlled substances.
The designer drugs had been readily available in convenience stores and gas stations. Doctors blamed them for making some people psychotic and even leading to some deaths.