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Making Sure Ecstasy Is Ecstasy: Volunteers Test Drugs At U.K. Music Fests

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Ecstasy pills confiscated by law enforcement. For decades, MDMA has gotten a reputation as a dangerous club drug — but reporter Kelley McMillan says it was first used for therapeutic purposes in the '70s. Fernando Camino/Cover/Getty Images hide caption

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From Club To Clinic: How MDMA Could Help Some Cope With Trauma

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