ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - There is a new tool available in the battle to stop the use of synthetic drugs known as Blizzard or Bath Salts.
While it is now illegal to sell these synthetic drugs in
A new educational D-V-D to fight the use of Blizzard has been produced. The people behind "Operation Our Town" and the Blair county drug task force joined forces to support the production of this new twenty four minute long video : Blizzard, The Deadly Storm.
Their goal was to come up with a tool that could be used to make Blair County Students aware of the blizzard danger. Produced in
Backers of the effort say an agreement has been reached to show the new anti-blizzard video in all Blair County School Districts. Their hope is the presentation will help prevent future crimes.
Copies of the "Blizzard, The Deadly Storm" are available through the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Regional Office for anyone who would like to sponsor a public showing. That regional office can be reached at 863-0684. In addition to copies of the anti-Blizzard D-V-D, Agents from the Bureau of Narcotics Investigations are available to make public presentations and answer questions about the efforts to eliminate Blizzard use.