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Eight Alberta Deaths Linked To Toxic Drug

An eighth death in southern Alberta has been linked to an ecstasy-like drug. In all cases the victim thinks they are taking ecstasy — methylenedioxymethamphetamine, known as MDMA — but the drug actua...

Deadly Chemical Found In Ecstasy

VANCOUVER - All 16 deaths from ecstasy overdoses in British Columbia last year will be examined by the coroner's office to determine whether some were caused by a relatively unknown chemical cut into...

Toxic Ecstasy Behind West Coast Deaths?

A toxin found in the blood of ecstasy victims in Calgary has turned up in a recent death in B.C., says Dr. Perry Kendall, the provincial health officer. The toxin — Paramethoxymethamphetamine, or PMM...