All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ecstasy’

Second Overdose Death At Mad Decent Block Party

During an outdoor music festival organized by record label Mad Decent in Columbia, Maryland on Friday, two fans died of apparent drug overdoses, and an additional 19 were transported to an area hospital. An unnamed 17-year-old male from Virginia, who was hospitalized since Friday and in critical condition, died Monday. This comes after 20-year-old Tyler Fox Viscardi, of Raleigh, North …

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Sasha Shulgin, Known as ‘Godfather Of Ecstasy,’ Dead At 88

Sasha Shulgin is known by many as the “Godfather of Ecstasy” due to his role in inventing the popular party drug. It wasn’t the only chemist’s only achievement, however, and it’s proper to remember a brilliant scientist upon his death. NPR reports that Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin died at his home at the age of 88. While he is credited, and …

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Lil Za, Friend of Bieber, Gets Probation

Lil Za, best known as the younger brother of rapper Lil Twist, as well as for being a frequent house guest of Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber, has been granted probation stemming from drug and vandalism charges filed after a January search of Bieber’s mansion. Lil Za, legally known as Xavier Smith, pleaded “no contest” to a felony drug possession …

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‘Mortal Kombat’ Pills Linked to Multiple Deaths

Gone are the days when Mortal Kombat simply referred to an awesomely graphic, beat-em-up video game or a terribly lame movie, and here are the times when Mortal Kombat has reified itself all too well. In February, British news outlets released a story covering the death of 17-year-old Regane MacColl at a Scottish nightclub. According to witness reports, MacColl collapsed …

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Kris Jenner Denies Claims That She Used Ecstasy

Kris Jenner’s personal life has been posted all over the news, with her daughter Khloe Kardashian possibly getting a divorce, her separation from her husband, Bruce Jenner, and her youngest daughters, Kylie and Kendall, taking a walk on the wild side, it seems that Jenner may be at her wits end. However, new allegations are being thrown at her by …

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Electric Zoo Deaths Short Circuit Festival

The normally Labor Day weekend-long Electric Zoo music festival turned away attendees Sunday after closing up over two ecstasy-related deaths. Four others are in the intensive care units of area hospitals due to suspected overdoses. City officials are still investigating the cause of death, but the drug MDMA (a.k.a. ecstasy, molly) is the likely culprit. Police named the two who …

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