The Drug Molly (MDMA)

By Jayson Green

Molly

Molly is a psychoactive drug that contains substituted methylenedioxyphynethylamine and amphetamine drugs that is consumed for its euphoric effects. Molly, also known as Ecstasy, MDMA, and Mandy(UK), is a Schedule 1 drug due to its combination of stimulant amphetamine and hallucinogen mescaline.

Legality & Schedule

Because Molly is a Schedule 1 controlled substance, it has a high potential for abuse, and no medical treatment is allowed in the United States.

Consumption

Molly Is usually condensed from a powdered form into a pill or tab for easy consumption. Because of its common pill form and psychological effects, it is commonly found at mass raves in clubs or music festivals around the world.
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Effects of Molly:

Psychological Effects of Molly During Use (MDMA)

  • Mental Stimulation
  • General sense of well being, happiness
  • Feeling of Empathy towards others
  • Decreased Anxiety
  • Enhanced sensory perception

Potential Adverse Health Effects of Molly After Use

Most Undesirable effects caused by a lack of the chemicals in Molly, in the body.

  • Nausea
  • Chills
  • Sweating
  • Involuntary jaw clenching and teeth grinding
  • Muscle cramps
  • Dehydration
  • Blurred vision
  • Rise in body temperature
  • Aggression
  • Thirst
  • Anxiety
  • Sadness
  • Impulsiveness
  • Restlessness
  • Lack of Appetite

Cost

Molly is usually sold in small bags containing only 1 or 2 doses for around $20 to almost $50.

How The Drug Travels Into the Country

Molly is commonly manufactured throughout Western Europe by Russian,Israeli, and European Crime syndicates. The Israeli syndicates are the main source of Molly entering the U.S. distribution groups by using overseas trafficking in shipments carrying 10,000 or more tablets via express mail services, airline flights, and air freights.

MDMA Treatment Options

These a various options given by MDMA rehabilitation facilities. These are to help people suffering from either physical symptoms of withdrawal, or psychological symptoms.

• Individual counseling
• Christian addiction counseling
• Family therapy
• Complementary therapies ( e.g. meditation, yoga)
• Intensive outpatient program
• Pain management
• Aftercare programs

Resource Sitations

"DrugFacts: MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly)." DrugFacts: MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly). N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.


"What Is Ecstasy? How Is Ecstasy Made? Street Names for MDMA - Drug-Free World." What Is Ecstasy? How Is Ecstasy Made? Street Names for MDMA - Drug-Free World. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2015.