Why Do People Use Ecstasy
The reasons why people use this drug is because it makes them feel untouchable, like they are on top of the world and nothing and can bring them down. It can make you feel happy,loved, and alive. But this high is only temporary, it can only last for on average 6 hours.
Where Does It Come From?
Most of the ecstasy in North America comes from Canadian ground. It is then distributed across the boarder and sold to American drug dealers, they then sell it to the users of the drug. However some ecstasy is made in the United States, it however is more expensive and is made in lower volumes, not enough is made to meet the large demand.
What Makes Ecstasy A Drug?
Ecstasy is is laced with many other drugs combined to make one drug,which makes it so dangerous. Ecstasy can act as both a stimulant and a hallucinogen. Taking large amounts of ecstasy can keep a person going without sleep for days. Ecstasy is illegal because the FDA ruled that ecstasy can harm your brain, and they proved that ecstasy is highly toxic to a persons liver.
- Ecstasy kicks in after about 20 minutes from when it was swallowed. And the drug usually lasts 6 hours.
- Ecstasy is mainly taken in adults between ages 18 and 25.
- Over 484 billion dollars is spent on Ecstasy each year in the United States.
- People get addicted to how the drug makes them feel, not the drug itself.