Molly Drug Facebook Warning - Facebook Rumour
THIS DRUG IS CALLED MOLLY! YES THE ONE YOURE HEARING MENTIONED IN ALL OF TODAY`S RAP MUSIC. REMEMBER THE D.A.R.E PROGRAM IN SCHOOL..........WELL FACEBOOK PARENTS....THIS IS YOUR FACEBOOK D.A.R.E. PROGRAM. MEET "MOLLY"......YOU CAN SHOOT IT, SNORT IT, SMOKE IT, OR TAKE IT ORALLY. QUICK TRUTH. I`M NOT GOING TO SAY NAMES BECAUSE ITS CONCERNING ONE OF MY FACEBOOK FRIENDS AND SHE JUST WANTED ME TO SHARE HER STORY. WHILE WASHING HER 14 YEAR OLD SONS CLOTHES SHE FINDS A SUBSTANCE IN HIS POCKET THAT AT FIRST GLANCE AND KNOWLEDGE SHE THOUGHT IT WAS COCAINE.......SHE ASKS HIM WHAT IT WAS HE DENIES KNOWING WHAT IT IS.......HE TOLD HER IT WAS NOT WHAT SHE THINK......SO TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT....I HAD A CHANCE TO TALK TO HIM. SO I ASKED...WHERE YOU GET "MOLLY" FROM. HE SAID SCHOOL.......HE`S 14.......I ASKED DID HE KNOW WHAT IT WAS....HE SAID "NOT REALLY". HE TOLD ME HE ONLY USED IT A COUPLE TIMES. WELL 3 O`CLOCK THIS MORNING....HE STOLE HIS MOTHERS CAR TO GO TO A FRIENDS HOUSE WHO HAD SOME MOLLY AND TOTALLY LOST HIS MOTHERS ONLY CAR. THE POINT IS THESE KIDS ARE DOING WHATEVER THEY FEEL IS COOL AND WHEN I WAS GROWING UP....SMOKING CRACK WASN`T COOL AT ALL. BUT THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS MAKING A BIG PUSH TOWARDS THE "MOLLY ERA" AND MUSIC ESPECIALLY HIP-HOP TARGETS KIDS......SO IF YOUR KID IS WALKING AROUND SINGING A SONG ABOUT "MOLLY"....THINK ABOUT IT......"WHEN YOU WERE A KID WOULD YOUR MOM LET YOU WALK AROUND SINGING A SONG ABOUT CRACK"????? I HOPE YOU ALL TAKE THIS POST SERIOUSLY....LEARN ABOUT THIS DRUG......BECAUSE THE 80S CRACK ERA IS COMING BACK HARD AND ITS TARGETING TODAYS YOUTH. JUST AS EVERY PARENT! DONT OVERLOOK THIS POST AND DON`T SAY NOT MY CHILD..YES YOUR CHILD TOO!! SHARE THIS WITH PARENTS..FB FRIENDS THAT YOU KNOW ARE PARENTS AND RAISE AWARENESS TO THIS ISSUE!! YOU JUST MAY REACH SOMEONE IN NEED
PLEASE READ AND RE-POST!!!!! I AM MOLLY... Molly has been a common drug lately & everyone is trying it. Pop 1 and your sweating? Let me explain why your sweating: Molly is a drug made up of cocaine, crack, ecstasy, meth & bath salt. It slows your heart rate 10x the normal limit & reeks havoc on your immune system with just one pill. Take two & it damages your brain without you even being able realize it. It becomes an addiction & soon a cry for help. By the fifth one you take, it starts killing your organs & preventing them from functioning as normal. It increases your chance of stroke & heart attack and can cause your lungs to stop functioning all together! It is a very powerful & VERY DANGEROUS drug! More harmful than crack itself. Many rappers are promoting it to involve young people in the manufacturing, selling, and usage of the drug. SHARE to spread the word & help to save lives of young people across the country! Show them the truth so they can make an informed & smart decision if theyre ever offered it...
These messages warn of a drug known as Molly. One message tells the story of a mother finding the drug in her 14 year old sons clothes whilst providing some information about the drug being mentioned by rappers, and another version warns of the potential effects of the drug.
Whilst we cannot really ascertain the authenticity of the story described in the first message, the drug described in the message - Molly - is real, though certainly not a new or recent drug, and both messages fail to include important facts about the drug and both provide inaccurate information about the effects of using the drug. The second message also inaccurately describes the ingredients found within Molly.
Molly is actually a slang term for MDMA, or rather pure MDMA. MDMA is an em-pathogenic drug popularly used at raves and music fesitvals. MDMA is often the main ingredient in Ecstasy, and can be used in powder form, pill form or even smoked. The person who takes MDMA will feel more comfortable in their surroundings, and they will feel euphoric and very calm, with a higher sense of empathy and an increase of self-confidence.
MDMA is not a new drug, and the term Molly is not a new term used to describe the drug either. However it is a drug that is prolifically used by teenagers and young adults and is certainly one drug that kids should be aware of, since the immediate effects of MDMA are dangerous and long term use can lead to serious health issues.
Also true is the claim that popular music artists and rappers often mention the term Molly in their songs including Kanye West and Juicy J, and Madonna recently caused controversy after mentioning Molly at a concert in 2012.
Parents are always advised to ensure that their children know the facts about drugs and the potential effects of taking them. Whilst the messages above are partially true, they do omit important facts and contain plenty of inaccurate information - in other words, social media messages should not be relied upon to talk to children about drugs.
You can read more about MDMA here, as well as accurate information about the ill-effects and potential risks of taking it.
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