Six Flags New England cancels electronic music festival after overdoses

Posted Saturday, September 7, 2013 9:51 AM | Contributed by VitaminsAndGravy

Six Flags New England officials have canceled an all-ages electronic music festival staged by the same promoters whose Quincy shows saw 12 overdoses this summer, most from the red-hot club drug “molly.” Park officials today confirmed they have called off Electric Adventure, which had been slated to take place at the Agawam amusement park Sept. 28.

Read more from The Boston Herald.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 9:52 AM

When I was a kid, we just got drunk at shows. Get off my lawn!

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:05 PM

And no one overreacted and canceled shows because kids were making themsleves sick with alcohol.

Still think it's weird how we treat various drugs so differently.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:24 PM

I guess too many saw the angry side of Molly.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:30 PM

On a semi-unrelated note, I have always been really frustrated the enjoying live electronic music (which I love) seems to go hand in hand with drug culture (which I hate).

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:35 PM

I'm just the opposite. I've always been really frustrated that if I want to roll, I have to listen to EDM.

(winky)

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:40 PM

I have to admit that live electronic music is mostly boring to see in person. The closest thing I can get to that being enjoyable is the more guitar driven industrial stuff.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 2:29 PM

When did ecstasy stop being called ecstasy and start being called molly?

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 2:44 PM

Sometime after you got old.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 3:18 PM

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 5:27 PM

Ecstasy is the drug MDMA in pill form, often formed with other substances. 'Molly' (short for molecule) is a nick name for pure MDMA powder in capsule form.

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Saturday, September 7, 2013 11:52 PM

Who's Molly? A friend of Millie and Maggie?

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Sunday, September 8, 2013 12:28 AM

I blame it all on Bob Dylan. Imagine, electricity and music...

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Sunday, September 8, 2013 9:15 AM

Dirty hippies...

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Sunday, September 8, 2013 11:51 PM

Tekwardo said:

Ecstasy is the drug MDMA in pill form, often formed with other substances. 'Molly' (short for molecule) is a nick name for pure MDMA powder in capsule form.

Ah, I see. You're very knowledgeable.

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Monday, September 9, 2013 7:46 AM

Not really. I just know how to use the Internet.

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