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  • Synthesis of Mdma

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    individuals unskilled at chemistry they could result in serious bodily harm. MDMA ("Ecstasy") is a semi-synthetic compound which can be made relatively easily from available precursors. Synthesis instructions exist which can be followed by an amateur with very little knowledge of chemistry. However, people with less than 2 years of college chemistry experience would probably not be capable of sucessfully synthesizing MDMA, and would either botch it in the best

  • MDMA Research Paper

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    Using MDMA as a Treatment for PTSD “In recent years there have been a number of neuroscientific and clinical studies examining the potential role for adjunctive drug-assisted psychotherapy using 3,4,-methylenedioxmethamphetamine (MDMA) as a treatment for PTSD”(Sessa 176). Recent research has shown that the use of MDMA can help people who suffer from PTSD. MDMA is a schedule one drug which means that it is illegal currently; however, that may change very soon. Marijuana is also still considered

  • Essay about Ecstasy

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         Ecstasy is Methylene Dioxymethamphetamine, often abbreviated as MDMA. This drug is a member of the same family of drugs that include amphetamine and LSD. I once believed that ecstasy was a mixture of methamphetamine and LSD, but as I researched, I found out that it has its own chemical structure. Ecstasy is not a mixture of other drugs; it is something all its own.      Ecstasy alone makes people biased towards ecstasy without even doing the

  • The Dangers of MDMA Essay

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    The Dangers of MDMA Ecstasy (MDMA) has recently gained popularity in the media due to the dramatic increase in its use by Americans, especially teens and young adults. This has lead to a surge in research efforts to determine the short and long-term physical and neurological risks that are associated with the drug. It has been discovered that Ecstasy is one of the most dangerous drugs currently available on the streets of America. It poses serious risks to its users both psychically and neurologically

  • The 's Cultural And Sociological Values

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    becoming increasingly prevalent in younger demographics, nutmeg has become a cheap and easily sourced alternative (Shafer, 2010). Through analysis of its chemical components, its structures and properties, in comparison to other illicit drugs such as MDMA (Ecstasy) and MDA (3, 4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine), credence can be given to the relationship between its popularity rise in youth culture, and its

  • What Role Should Illegal Drugs

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    those substances and the use of them in research may be authorised only with a Home Office licence. Although this legislation might discourage the research on illegal drug for therapeutic purpose, recent studies suggest that magic mushrooms, LSD and MDMA could help with mental and physical pathologies. This essay will briefly describe how substances operate in the body. In addition, there will be an investigation on the use of illegal drugs for therapeutic purpose. According to the Food, Drug and

  • Essay on Methamphetamine as a Sleepless Dream or Addictive Nightmare

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    availability and price) has somehow replaced MDMA and LSD as the perfect rave drug, allowing users the clear head and stamina to keep dancing long after their bodies have gone to sleep. A prominent opinion during the aftermath of the Los Angeles Summer of Love was that speed killed the rave scene. Where speed had been seen in every scene from metal to the punk scene, for some reason it was shocking for some to see methamphetamine take hold, even though MDMA (an amphetamine-like substance) had been

  • The Drug Of Choice Today

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    MDMA 3, 4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine is the most popular drug of choice today and is taken in pill form which is supposed to be composed of the pure chemical. Ecstasy is more altered with additives like amphetamine, caffeine and others. In its pure form it effects the neurotransmitters in the brain which control things like reflexes, emotion and memory. Especially serotonin like in sleep, memory learning and mood which it destroys much of the serotonin when on MDMA, and this leaves the brain

  • Mind Over Matter: Psychedelic Drugs Essay

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    Psychedelics have always been a controversial subject in the world of drugs because they have the ability to alter one’s perception of reality. L.S.D, MDMA, and psilocybin are three of the main types of psychedelics on the drug market, all three of which are listed as schedule 1 by the DEA. A schedule 1 drug is considered to have a high addiction risk, has no medical value whatsoever, and is illegal to have in your possession. A schedule 2 drug is considered to have the potential for both medical

  • The Increase in Drug Use in the United States Essay

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    for going to clubs in New York City. But today’s teens are using this drug far more than past teens have. Teens today are not only using this drug to go out clubbing, but also at house parties in the suburbs. A Federal Survey found that the use of MDMA, which is the abbreviated chemical name for Ecstasy, was up almost 50 percent among high school seniors last year from 1999 in the suburbs of New York City. The reason why these figures are up so much in a years time is the availability and the money