Making a medicine out of MDMA.

@article{Sessa2015MakingAM,
  title={Making a medicine out of MDMA.},
  author={Ben Sessa and David J. Nutt},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2015},
  volume={206 1},
  pages={
          4-6
        }
}
From its first use 3,4,-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) has been recognised as a drug with therapeutic potential. Research on its clinical utility stopped when it entered the recreational drug scene but has slowly resurrected in the past decade. Currently there is enough evidence for MDMA to be removed from its Schedule 1 status of 'no medical use' and moved into Schedule 2 (alongside other misused but useful medicines such as heroin and amphetamine). Such a regulatory move would liberate… CONTINUE READING
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