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18 Things About The Drug "Molly" That Might Be Important For You To Know

Molly's pretty big with the kids these days. So what exactly is all the fuss about?

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5. It has a wide variety of side effects, though they vary person to person, including:

• Confusion

• Increased heart rate

• Hallucinating

• Disorganized or dellusional thinking

• Memory impairment

• Convulsions

• Hypertension AND hypotension

• Heart damage

• Hyperthermia

• Organ failure

• Coma

• Death

From a New York Times article published in June:

A 26-year-old New York woman named Elliot, who works in film, took Molly a few months ago at a friend's apartment and headed to dinner at Souen, the popular "macrobiotic, natural organic" restaurant in the East Village, and then went dancing. "I've always been somewhat terrified of drugs," she said. "But I'd been curious about Molly, which is sold as this pure, fun-loving drug. This is probably completely naïve, but I felt I wasn't putting as many scary chemicals into my body."

11. And the first person to publish anything about using it to get high was Alexander Shulgin in the 1970s, a UC Berkeley professor and esteemed chemist who had heard good things about it from his students.

14. There is a wealth of research that shows that MDMA, when administered in controlled environments, poses no adverse risks and can help in therapy for conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder.

15. In 2012, many people began to notice the hip-hop community embracing molly, including 2 Chainz, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne.

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