Subjects diagnosed with severe post-traumatic stress disorder made substantially more progress when they received MDMA rather than a placebo.
Rick Doblin, a leading force in America's psychedelic renaissance, imagines a world of "mass mental health" facilitated by formerly demonized drugs.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is making MDMA and other drugs medically legitimate and socially acceptable.
Phillip Brailsford was acquitted of murder for a shooting captured on video that subsequently drew national outrage. Now he's getting paid for it.
"I think it’s ridiculous I would have to trade one of my rights," said veteran Joshua Raines.
But they're still forbidden from recommending or prescribing, and the government won't pay for it.