MDMA use at start of pandemic rose almost 300 percent in New England town
Researchers also found spikes in fentanyl and amphetamines by examining the town's sewage.
Champagne Laced With Ecstasy Recalled After Customer Dies
Authorities warned drinkers never to taste or even touch liquid from a suspicious bottle, as even a small sip could be fatal.
Molly, Psychedelic Drug, Shows Promise As Mental Health Treatment: Study
A new study on MDMA, or "Ecstasy," and PTSD patients shows the potency of powerful new treatments based on psychedelic drugs.
Private group raises $30 million to test "ecstasy" for PTSD
A private non-profit research group seeking to conduct a final phase of clinical trials of MDMA, the main ingredient in the recreational drug ecstasy, got a major boost from Silicon Valley and Wall Street donors.
Use of Stimulant Drugs in European Cities Rose in 2019: Wastewater Study
"Wastewater analysis has demonstrated its utility over the last decade as an important new drug monitoring tool," said Alexis Goosdeel from the European Union's drugs agency.
Clubbers Who Take Illegal Drugs Like MDMA May Be Unwittingly Using Ketamine
The study involved almost 800 people who were going to parties in New York City.
Sweet Tea With Drugs Inside Allegedly Found at Fast Food Restaurants
Customers at McDonald's and Jimmy John's may have consumed sweet tea laced with drugs. In one case, the drugs were allegedly still in the bag.
New Breed of Mega-dose Ecstasy Pills Are Five Times Normal Dose
There has been an influx of ecstasy into Australia and New Zealand.
MDMA Users May Have More Empathy Than Other Drug Users
Recently, researchers have been looking at how the pure form of MDMA can be used in therapy to treat mental health problems.
MDMA to Be Used in Trauma Treatment in Israel
MDMA has been illegal in the U.S. since 1985, but clinical trials have showed that the drug enhances the treatment of PTSD.
U.S. Navy Sailors Plead Guilty for Roles In Drug Ring
More than a dozen sailor's from the Japan-stationed Ronald Reagan aircraft carrie's nuclear reactor department were involved in the organization.
Cruise Ship Arrests: EDM Party Boat Passengers Detained
More than a dozen arrests were made before the "Holy Ship!" party cruise embarked from Port Canaveral.
Kris Jenner Is the Reason Kim Kardashian Went Teetotal
"She was like, 'One day you're not going to be able to have babies. You can't do this. You're going to ruin yourself.'"
Scientists Gave Octopuses Ecstasy to See What Happens
Discovery that octopuses react in same way to drug as humans indicates there is an ancient evolutionary pathway promoting social behavior.
Scientists Are Testing if MDMA Can Treat Alcoholism
The drug has also been eyed to treat depression and PTSD.
Priest's Home Filled with Drugs and Child Porn
The priest was charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a child, two counts of distributing sexually exploitative material involving children and two counts of drug possession.
MDMA For PTSD Therapy Enters Final Round of Trials
This comes after the Food and Drug Administration designated MDMA as a "breakthrough therapy."
Ecstasy Often Doesn't Contain Any MDMA, Study Shows
Study also found that purity testing at music festivals can curb use of adulterated drugs.
Pigeon Transporting Backpack of Drugs Gets Caught
The pigeon's employer has yet to be identified.
Children Took Ecstasy Tablets That Looked Like Sweets
The warning comes after three 12-year-olds in the U.K. swallowed pills with soft drinks.
Former Wesleyan Student Sentenced in MDMA Case
Zachary Kramer was arrested after about a dozen classmates were hospitalized after taking what they thought was MDMA.
Bath Salts Found in 40 Percent of Ecstasy Users
One person also tested positive for a dangerous substance called flakka.
College Kids Are Unknowingly Rolling on Bath Salts
Law enforcement and advocacy groups say "molly" has become nothing more than a marketing term.
Class-A Drugs Accidentally Legalised in Ireland
Emergency legislation signed after Appeal Court ruling effectively legalised more than 100 hard drugs in Ireland.
Cannabis More Than 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol, Study Finds
The report has found that people are far more likely to overdose from alcohol than from smoking cannabis.
'Molly' Causes Hospitalizations at Wesleyan University
Police are investigating why the MDMA caused symptoms consistent with overdoses.
CeeLo Green Tweets 'It's Not Rape If the Person Is Passed Out,' Deletes Twitter
The singer pleaded no contest to felony Ecstasy possession after he slipped a woman the drug on a date