Ecstacy Law and Legal Definition

Ecstasy is Class A drug composed of a mixture of drugs, including a synthetic drug called MDMA, and is classed as a hallucinogenic amphetamine. It is usually white in color, but comes in tablets of different shapes, and sizes. Depending on the amounts of MDMA in the tablets, which vary, there is a huge influence on the nature and strength of the effects.

Ecstasy is illegal to reproduce, supply, or possess and supplying ecstasy can result in life imprisonment and a fine. Risks of use include psychological difficulties such as confusion, depression, sleep problems, drug craving, severe anxiety, and paranoia, occurring during and sometimes weeks after using MDMA. Physical symptoms may include muscle tension, involuntary teeth clenching, nausea, blurred vision, rapid eye movement, faintness, and chills or sweating.