1. The stimulant effect: heart attack or brain haemorrhage24
2. Overheating: the body temperature can rise to a dangers level Because it’s often taken in hot, humid venues such as rave or dance parties the risk of death by hyperthermia is further increased.25
3. Drinking too much: it is very important to do not drink too much water at once. Some of the deaths were from dilution hyponatremia where a person’s brain swells from the excess fluid intake and induce a coma.26
Laws for ecstasy in Australia
Ecstasy is one of the illicit drugs. Federal and state laws provide rules for contain, using, making or selling ecstasy. In Victoria, Australia penalties, rages are between $2000 fine and/or one year imprisonment for cultivation (if court is satisfied that the offence is not related to trafficking), $3000 and/or one year’s prison for possession/use (not relating to trafficking) to fines up to 250000 and/or 25 years prison for commercial trafficking27. Possession can get you to seven years in jail and supplying someone else including your friends can get your life and an unlimited fine.28
40 per cent of South Australia population use ecstasy, usually they take it weekly or even more frequently, compared with 25 per cent nationally29.It was also found that they were more likely that rest of the country to take it in larger amount. From 2015, the number of people who use ecstasy had been increased from 30 to 36 per cent.30
Laws for ecstasy in Canada
The penalty of carrying ecstasy for the purpose of either importing or exporting is 18 months in jail, if the matter is treated as an indicatable offense the penalty is up to 10 years in prison. Making ecstasy is also a criminal offense under Canadian law. A user or carrier can have a penalty up to one year in jail and/or $2000 fine.31
Laws for ecstasy in united State
A possession of 5gram or more of ecstasy will convicted for 5-40 years in prison. If some died or got in serious injury because of taking the drug the penalty will increase to 20 years in prison and/or 8 million for an individual defendant and 20 million if the defendant is other than an individual. 32