Ecstasy (xtc, E, pills) played a big part in the popularity of House music and the Rave scene taking off in the UK. Back in 1988-1989 in the UK, E’s could cost you £15-20 a piece. But within a few years the price dropped to £3 to £5 each. The Sun newspaper made E’s public enemy #1 and Leah Betts ecstasy related death (she drank approximately 7 litres of water in a 90 minute period) filled the tabloids with stories for a while.
www.ecstasy.org aims to gather and make accessible objective, authoritative and up to date information about the drug ecstasy (principally MDMA).
The site is non-profit making and is maintained by volunteers.
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