April 4, 2006

The strange case of the man who took 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

"Doctors from London University have revealed details of what they believe is the largest amount of ecstasy ever consumed by a single person. Consultants from the addiction centre at St George's Medical School, London, have published a case report of a British man estimated to have taken around 40,000 pills of MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy, over nine years. The heaviest previous lifetime intake on record is 2,000 pills."
Guardian Unlimited | Special reports Posted by Martin Sewell at April 4, 2006 3:37 PM