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How A Scientist Of Psychedelics Became The 'Godfather Of Ecstasy'

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The man known as the "godfather of ecstasy" has died at the age of 88. Scientist Alexander Shulgin rediscovered a chemical known as MDMA, which was eventually adopted as the club drug ecstasy. Rick Doblin, the president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and a friend of Shulgin, reflects on the man's unconventional legacy.

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Source: NPR [http://www.npr.org/2014/06/04/318888282/how-a-scientist-of-psychedelics-became-the-godfather-of-ecstasy?ft=3&f=1003,1004,1007,1013,1014,1017,1019,1128]

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