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FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA (Ecstasy) for PTSD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA (the main compound found in ecstasy) for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to MDMA for the …

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DEA Approves Study of Ecstasy for Anxiety Associated with Life-Threatening Illness

The Drug Enforcement Adminsitration (DEA) has approved a study of MDMA (pure ecstasy) for the treatment of anxiety associated with terminal illnesses. “On March 13, 2015, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration approved the Schedule I license for Phil Wolfson, M.D., the Principal Investigator for our upcoming study of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for anxiety associated with life-threatening …

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