The amount of ecstasy seized by US law enforcement authorities from entering the country from Canada increased by 594 percent between the years 2004 and 2009.
Drug trafficking on the Spanish island of Ibiza leads to 40,000 Ecstasy pills being sold every day on the island during the summer months. Drug trafficking gangs from Liverpool and Manchester sell ecstasy pills for $6 (5 Euros). In comparison, a bottle of beer sells for $15 (12 Euros) at high end clubs on the island.
Police in Lebanon seized 400 ecstasy tablets off the black market in 2008. In 2009, an increase in drug trafficking led to 17,312 ecstasy tablets being seized.
Between the years 2000 to 2008, 105 Australians died from taking Ecstasy.
One in four adults living in Scotland have taken illegal drugs at least once in their life, according to a report by the Scottish Government. The most used drug was marijuana, followed by amphetamines, ecstasy, and cocaine.
The illegal drug trade in Ireland is worth $927 Million (628 Million Euros)
The top ecstasy trafficking countries in the world are Canada, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Seizures of ecstasy by US Customs increased tenfold on the border with Canada. In 203, 568,220 doses of ecstasy was seized at the border. In 2006, 5,485,619 million ecstasy doses was seized.
3.2 million people in the United Kingdom used at least one illicit drug in 2008, according to the British Crime Survey.
Ecstasy from Canada is the biggest source of trafficking in Japan, followed by the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.