With throbbing lights and crowds of kids, privately promoted events known as "glow" parties are quickly becoming the go-to parties for teens across the country.
The parties are billed as safe and alcohol-free events for kids as young as 16.
In a new warning, however, officials say the parties, which come with up to a $40 entry fee, are not always just about music and dancing.
"Molly is a drug we have seen being available at many of these 'glow' parties," Angelo Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, told ABC News.
Molly is a form of Ecstasy that has been linked to overdoses and is mentioned frequently in pop culture and music. Molly, short for molecule, is supposed to be the purest form of MDMA, the main ingredient in Ecstasy.
"It raises your body temperature, your heart rate goes up, your blood pressure goes up, and so it does make you more prone to heat stroke," ABC News crime analyst Brad Garrett said last year.
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