Ecstasy: A Deadly Tour Washington DC

If you or someone you care about is using Ecstasy, consider getting immediate and confidential help from your doctor or local therapist. There are a number of ways with which you can feel euphorically high and that won’t risk your life.

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Ecstasy: A Deadly Tour

Ecstasy users all around the world consider this illegal drug as “the hottest drug going now” and as the decade’s version of LSD. Also it is one of the deadliest drugs. This drug is widespread and is associated with open-to-the-public teen dance parties–or “raves”–federal officials say the drug also known as MDMA (and most commonly called “X” on the street) is so readily available that teens can easily buy it on the street or even on their school’s campus. A recent survey of teens conducted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse found that one in four questioned said they had a friend or class mate whom they knew had used Ecstasy, and 17% said they knew more than one user.Some of the slang terms for Ecstasy include: B-bombs, Disco biscuit, Essence, Go, Hug Drug, Love drug, Scooby snacks, Sweeties, Wheels, “X”

Adding to the already existing dangerous potential of Ecstasy is the fact that, increasingly, other drugs altogether are being passed off as Ecstasy and that Ecstasy pills are sold heavily laced with other dangerous drugs such as PCP. “When somebody tells me they’ve taken Ecstasy these days, I have no idea what they’ve taken,” says Dr. Grob, director of child and adolescent psychiatry at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. Grob, who conducted the first Food and Drug Administration-approved study of MDMA’s effects in the mid-90’s, says the growing furor surround...

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