- In June 2000, the U.S. Customs Service intercepted some 9 million tablets of Ecstasy being smuggled into the United States.
- In July 2000, the U.S. Customs Service at Los Angeles International Airport seized 16 packages containing 2.1 million Ecstasy tablets (1,096 pounds) with an estimated street value of at least $41 million.
- Research suggests that people who used ecstasy at least 25 times had lowered serotonin levels for as long as a year after quitting.
- About 8% of high school seniors surveyed had tried Ecstasy at least once in their lives.
- About 5.5% of 19-22 year-olds surveyed had used Ecstasy in the previous year.
- Ecstasy-related emergency room incidents increased nationwide from 250 in 1994, to 637 in 1997, to 1,142 in 1998, to 2,850 in 1999.