Ecstasy abuse on the rise, but other drugs raise more concerns


Drug Abuse Warning Network researchers reported a 75% increase in the number of visits to the Emergency Room related to Ecstasy in a four year span. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Buchwald reports, different drugs are raising bigger concerns.


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