"Time was when authority figures could safely tell 'white lies' to 'keep us safe,'" says John Robinson, a site administrator for Bluelight (www.bluelight.nu), a "harm reduction" site that features reports about MDMA (better known as Ecstasy
) from all over the world.
Individuals' socialization into ecstasy
use can thus be looked at as a function of their degree of interaction with users and their attitude change over time towards the use of illicit drugs.
During that year, the Port of NAIA recorded approximately P28.381 million worth of ecstasy
A drugs helpline has warned about the risks of Ecstasy
, which can cause sweating, nausea, dehydration, confusion and anxiety, and long term issues such as psychological disturbance, depression, liver and kidney damage.
Speaking about her first wedding to music producer Damon Thomas in 2000, Kim said, "I got married on ecstasy
. The first time."
Agents also found 100 grams of shabu in a sachet, believed to be worth P500,000, and an additional six liters of liquid ecstasy
worth P1.2 million.
Based on results like Hardin's, the (http://www.nytimes.com/topic/organization/food-and-drug-administration?inline=nyt-org) Food and Drug Administration gave permission Tuesday for large-scale trials of the drug, which is the finally step before approving Ecstasy
as a prescription drug.
In September last year, Danielle McCallum, 18, from Greenock, died after reportedly taking ecstasy
on holiday in San Antonio, Ibiza.
His mates were smirking." Greater Manchester Police added: "It is believed he had taken MDMA or ecstasy
known as Magic."
Levy and colleagues (2005) conducted a set of focus group discussions on ecstasy
using college students.
The court heard he supplied Ecstasy
at an 18th birthday party at the Silvestrian social club, in Vauxhall, on June 1 last year, where teenager Rose Farley, from West Derby, fell ill.
In December, Charlotte Woodiwiss, 20, and Dale Yates, 18, from Derbyshire, died after apparently taking tainted pink ecstasy
. Next month, the deaths of Gareth Ashton, 28, and Jordan Chambers, 19, from Wigan, were linked to the drug.
Scientists debate whether Ecstasy
, a drug that brings euphoria, boundless energy and heightened sensory experiences, can actually harm the brain in part by messing with cells that produce the chemical messenger serotonin.
Scientists at Swansea University have carried out the first study of the effects of ecstasy
on unborn children, warning that babies exposed to the rave generation's drug of choice could experience long-term memory, learning capacity, and emotional problems.
users may be causing permanent harm to their brains, new research suggests.