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Mass Overdose Stuns Central Wash. U

Dozen students hospitalized after drinks spiked

(Newser) - Police believe a mass spiking of drinks was responsible for turning a house party in rural Washington state into a nightmare. A dozen Central Washington University students, mostly young women, were rushed to hospital after they overdosed; some say that the date-rape drug Rohypnol had been mixed into their beverages,... More »

US Warns of Japanese Drink-Spiking Epidemic

(Newser) - The US embassy in Tokyo has warned Americans to steer clear of an entertainment district that has seen a spike in the spiking of drinks, the Japan Times reports. Victims often lose consciousness and awake hours later, their credit cards gone or used. “If you, nevertheless, choose to participate... More »

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