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Drugs / MDMA/Molly #1051651

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 2013
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Studio: Michelle Miller) The danger of the designer drug MDMA {aka “molly”}, a form of Ecstasy, examined; scenes shown from the Electric Zoo music festival that was cut short after the overdose deaths of concert goers Olivia Rotondo†† & Jeffrey Russ†† {photos shown}; statistics on MDMA emergency visits cited; details given about the glamorization of the drug in music & youth culture and about a 3rd overdose death at a concert in Boston. [New York City Police Commissioner Ray KELLY - comments.] [Addiction specialist Dr. Damon RASKIN††- says they will often mix it with other drugs like alcohol and marijuana and the combination makes them more toxic.]

Glor, Jeff;
Miller, Michelle

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