Tox Tuesday: Tainted Halloween candy

Dating back for decades there have been several scary stories in the news regarding drug-tainted Halloween candy including everything from razor blades and needles stuck into apples, to marijuana infused candies and even homemade drug mixtures disguised as sweet treats. Striking fear in parents around the world, police departments and news outlets have continuously issued […]

Tox Tuesday: Roadside drug testing

Roadside drug testing has become a reality in areas of Australia and Europe, and could soon be the case in Canada as well as in the United States if current legislation is passed.

Developed in an effort to deter drugged-driving and the fatal accidents that can result, some see roadside drug testing as important as […]

Tox Tuesday: Molly

Ecstasy pills, like the ones shown above, also contain MDMA.Courtesy of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

Despite its innocent sounding name, the party drug molly has gained notoriety in recent weeks in connection with several deaths.

Molly, the powder or crystal form of MDMA (the chemical in ecstasy), often is used at music festivals, […]