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12 June 2010

Ecstasy overdoses at raves common

A carefree night of revelry at a "rave" can quickly turn tragic when the club drug ecstasy is involved, finds a new report from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

What seems like a carefree night of revelry at a "rave" can quickly turn tragic when the club drug ecstasy is involved, finds a new report on one such event from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

Ecstasy use may be increasing and there is a sense among some party goers that the drug is safe, he added. However, this report - like others before it - shows that the danger is real and "educating young folks in a realistic way about risks may help to reduce use," Garbutt said.

 

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