Ecstasy for Troubled Soldiers


The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of MDMA (the drug more colloquially known as ecstasy) for U.S. vets from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms (formerly more colloquially known as shell shock). This is part of an encouraging trend in the scientific normalization of formerly forbidden psychedelic and empathogenic substances.

[Link via Rational Review.]