Psychedelic-like drug MDMA inches closer to FDA approval

MDMA, the popular psychedelic-like drug also called “ecstasy” or “molly,” has a storied reputation in underground rave culture but also has a long-established history of clinical use before it was banned in the 1980s. Officially known as 3,4-methyl?enedioxy methamphetamine, researchers have been exploring its possible effectiveness at treating alcoholism and social anxiety in autism....

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