MDMA, a drug more commonly known as ecstasy, first appeared on the European dance scene about a decade ago. It arrived in the U.S. and is growing in popularity among teenagers and young adults. A panel talks about ecstasy — how it works, who’s using it, why its popularity is growing, and the risks of taking it.


  • Beth Kane-Davidson director of the Addiction Treatment Center at Suburban Hospital
  • John Varrone office of investigation, U.S. Customs Service
  • Timothy Condon associate director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH

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