Ecstasy in Brazil

in Substance Abuse

In 2011, police in Brazil seized around 194,000 ecstasy pills in the country. 92,000 pills were seized in the state of Minas Gerais.

In 2001, authorities in the country seized 1,909 pills.

100 percent of the pills are trafficked into Brazil from foreign countries.

(Cost to buy ecstasy pills around the world.)

Source: Tom Phillips, “Brazil ecstasy haul points to new generation of drug mules,” Guardian, December 18, 2011.

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