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Add It Up - Agony of Ecstasy

Number of Ecstasy tablets smuggled into metro Atlanta by a drug ring headed by Kennesaw resident Stephen Ashley House: 1,500,000

Amount of money House's drug ring allegedly made: $12,000,000

Number of years that House was sentenced to serve in federal prison: 17

Largest number of Ecstasy tablets that House's body couriers smuggled onto a single international flight: 40,000

Minimum number of miles driven by House's couriers who carried Ecstasy across the Canadian border inside spare tires: 987

Number of chemistry degrees held by metro Atlanta Ecstasy manufacturers sentenced in July: 2

Approximate number of pills the two "scientists" made: 600,000

Number of hours one Ecstasy pill will keep the average user feeling euphoric: 5

Number of Ecstasy-related emergency room visits in the U.S. in 2001: 5,542

Number of aspirin-related visits: 8,499

Number of cocaine-related visits: 193,043

Sources: U.S. Department of Justice, Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration