Twelve People Treated For MDMA Overdose At Wesleyan University

ABC World News (2/23, story 7, 0:18, Muir) reported, “Ten students and two visitors at Wesleyan University” in Middletown, CT, were “treated for an overdose of the drug called ‘molly.’” Eight people remain in the hospital, with “two in critical condition.”

The New York Times (2/24, A20, Hussey, Schlossberg, Subscription Publication) reports that molly is “a club drug also known, sometimes in different forms, as MDMA or Ecstasy, and which has been linked to a number of overdoses and deaths in recent years.” And, “according to the National Institutes of Health, 12.8 percent of 18- to 25-year-olds have used MDMA, Ecstasy or Molly at some point in their lives.”

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— “12 at Wesleyan University Are Hospitalized for Drug Overdoses,” Kristen Hussey and Tatiana Schlossberg, New York Times, February 23, 2015.

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