DEA Sees Danger in Bath Salts Being Sold as Molly

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Newsweek reports on a "dangerous and sometimes deadly" trend: drug dealers are selling bath salts and other synthetic drugs to ravers who believe they are buying the methamphetamine known as molly, Ecstasy or MDMA. The Drug Enforcement Administration says that of 143 seized substances believed to be molly and analyzed between 2009 and 2013, only 13 percent actually contained some MDMA. Bath salts frequently are sold as molly, experts say. "You truly are playing Russian roulette," said a DEA spokeswoman.

The problem goes beyond deception; the chemical makeup of MDMA and of some other drugs is . . .

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