Molly is a street drug term for the purest form of MDMA/Ecstasy obtainable, which is usually in a crystal or powder form. The term “Molly” is derived from the word molecule (mol-e-cule). Molly’s rapid rise has been fueled in part by music artists referring to the drug in songs. Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Kayne West and others have made references to Molly in songs. Molly induces a feeling of euphoria, a sense of intimacy with others and diminishes anxiety.
Molly is illegal in Utah because it is merely a chemically pure form of MDMA, which is already an illegal controlled substance. However, as with all street drugs Molly capsules don’t always contain the promised ingredients. Often what is sold as Molly is only bath salts (Methylone), Caffeine, or nothing at all. It should be noted that in Utah possession of a counterfeit controlled substance is also illegal. Utah Code Annotated 58-37-8. What that means that it is illegal to possess Molly even if it doesn’t contain MDMA. However, a good criminal defense attorney is needed either way. The following video helps explain: What is Molly?