methylenedioxymethamphetamine

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Synonyms for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects

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PILLS: Ecstasy abuse is on the rise; TOO YOUNG: Teenage alcoholics are treated at Dublin's Rutland Centre, left
Ecstasy abuse in Ireland has soared by almost 2,000 per cent in the past 10 years.
But Ecstasy abuse is still rising - and Emily, 21, has decided to talk about the loss of her beloved sister .
The former MTV star had previously battled drug issues and sought help for cocaine and ecstasy abuse during his stint on the 2009 season of "Celebrity Rehab.
He drank alcohol and he had had stages of Ecstasy abuse.
The aim was to establish links between Ecstasy abuse and injuries suffered as a result of road accidents.
Physician David McDowell, founder of the Substance Treatment and Research Service at Columbia University, says the scientific evidence for a link between depression and ecstasy abuse is "very strong.
How did ecstasy abuse among 12th-graders change between 1999 and 2005?
But alarmingly for Irish authorities, the country was at the top of the ecstasy abuse league.
Death, addiction and the spin-off effects of drug-related crime are the high price that has been paid for the rising tide of heroin, cocaine and ecstasy abuse.
The project will expand the capacity of service providers, schools, parents and community members to deal effectively with the problem of ecstasy abuse.
For example, since June 2001, the OSAM Network began receiving reports that MDMA/ Ecstasy abuse was increasing in popularity among ethnic minorities (Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network, 2001, June).
Daniel's story will help students understand the physical, mental, and emotional effects of ecstasy abuse.
But drinking large amounts of water isn't a solution to the water loss problem caused by ecstasy abuse.
The scheme's trailblazing recruits are Barry Millen and David Scally, who now have their first jobs after a decade lost to heroin, Temazepam, and ecstasy abuse.