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Security tightened at Boston Calling over ‘Molly’ concerns

The thousands who attended Boston Calling, this weekend’s two-day music festival at City Hall Plaza, went through toughened security measures on their way in Saturday, including pat-downs.

Because of three recent fatal drug overdoses at concerts in Boston and New York, organizers said security would look for signs that patrons may be using Molly, the street name for a pure form of the drug ecstasy.

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