(Amherst, MA) – UMass Amherst has canceled an electronic dance party because of concerns over the deadly party drug known as “Molly.” In recent weeks, the drug has been responsible for fatal overdoses in Boston, New York, and Washington DC. The powdered form of “ecstasy” is closely associated with the electronic dance music scene. The event called “Return to Fantazia” had been scheduled for the Mullins Center on September 21st.
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