TAINTED ECSTASY

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...
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Seventh Death Linked To Tainted Ecstasy

Calgary police confirmed Monday that seven people have died since July in the Calgary area after taking tainted ecstasy. The toxicology report of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology student Cody...

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...