Fourth Estate Staff Writer Alexandra Sudak

OPINION: The lure and danger of Molly (MDMA)

When educating young people on the dangers of hard drugs, it is counterproductive to withhold information.

The Fourth Estate article on the drug MDMA, also known as “molly,” only lectures young adults on the dangers of the drug, and makes no effort to delve into why people use it or why its use is becoming so prevalent.

Here’s what MDMA does: users experience an increase in the release of serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine.