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Molly Can’t Stop; Molly Won’t Stop: MDMA Pop Culture References and Ecstasy Possession

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Molly Can’t Stop; Molly Won’t Stop: Resurgence of MDMA Pop Culture References and Ecstasy Use.

Officials in Utah are concerned about the resurgence of MDMA, also know as ecstasy, in the state. Christina Zidow, the clinical director of Odyssey House, explained that originally when MDMA was referred to as Molly it was an indication that MDMA was in its purest form. However, the resurgence of Molly has not held true to that original connotation. Often times using Ecstasy can be dangerous because of the unknown potency of the drug. A user may take the same dose as previously taken, but experience a more severe effect because the potency is much greater. Officials in Utah are concerned that the many recent pop culture references are contributing the the recent increased use in Utah. Read More

Tinfoil Helmets & Constructive Drug Possession

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What Doesn’t Work: Covering your car in tinfoil so it can’t be seen by police radar.  This works about as well as wearing a tinfoil helmet so aliens can’t read your mind.

What Works: Don’t take the fall for other people’s drugs. In Utah, if you are a passenger in a vehicle where drugs are found, you can be arrested and found guilty of “constructive possession” even if the drugs weren’t yours. So to avoid being charged with crimes you’ve never heard of, remember to ask for a defense attorney.