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November 13, 1995: Leah Betts, left in a coma after taking ecstasy, becomes a tragic symbol of the dangers of drugs

Leah Betts’ 18th birthday party should have been a time for celebration. Instead it ended in tragedy and led to her parents becoming tireless anti-drugs campaigners.

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