The popular nickname Molly (slang for "molecular") often refers to the supposedly "pure" crystalline powder form of MDMA, usually sold in capsules. However, people who purchase powder or capsules sold as Molly often actually get other drugs such as synthetic cathinones ("bath salts") instead (see "Added Risk of MDMA").
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Molly/Ecstasy Taken in Different Forms. MDMA by itself is a white or off-white powder or crystal. This powder can then either be sold in pressed tablets, which is ecstasy, or as a “pure” powder, usually in capsules, which is Molly. The crystalline form may also be sold under the name Molly or other names.
- What is Molly? Someone who buys or takes Molly now is probably ingesting dangerous synthetic drugs that have not been tested and are produced in widely varying strengths.
- What does Molly do? The lab-created chemicals mimic the effects of MDMA; most of them are central nervous system stimulants that cause euphoric highs.
- Who is using Molly? Molly is being marketed to young first-time drug abusers between the ages of 12 and 17, as well as traditional rave, electronic dance music fans who may think they’re getting MDMA.
- What does Molly look like? Molly can take many different forms, although it’s most often found in a capsule or powder. The DEA has also seen Molly applied to blotting paper, like LSD, and in injectable form.
Molly originated as a diminutive of Mary, spawning from medieval variations Malle and Molle. Molly has been used as a stand-alone pet form of Mary since the Middle Ages, and has been consistently popular as an independent name in the U.S. over the past several decades.