Molly Use On Upswing

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Molly use on upswing Recently, two deaths were linked with the drug “molly” at the Electric Zoo concert in New York. The concert was shut down after the reported deaths. Fox news reported that Olivia Rotondo, one of the victims told an EMS worker before collapsing in a seizure and dying, “I just took six hits of molly.” They further indicated that city officials said that at least four other attendees were in intensive care due to suspected drug overdoses related to the drug. These are not isolated...

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“Syrup” and “Molly” on the rise

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“Syrup” and “Molly” on the rise A recent publication by the NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) indicates two new emerging commonly abused substances: “syrup” and “molly”. They indicate that drinking prescription-strength cough syrup containing codeine and promethazine mixed with soda was referenced frequently in rap music beginning in the late 90s and has now become increasingly popular among youth in several areas of the country. Users commonly refer to the drug as “syrup,” “purple...

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