Call to make ecstasy legal and sell it at pharmacies

Most of bad consequences from use are due to impurities in illicitly manufactured drug and it being illegal, expert says
04 July 2015
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Australians should be able to buy a pure form of ecstasy from their local pharmacy to curtail the harm caused by contaminated blackmarket pills. Melbourne pharmacist Joshua Donelly and leading doctor Professor David Penington say many Australians taking the drug were probably swallowing contaminated versions that put them at greater risk of harm. In the Journal of Law and Medicine, Donelly said although no drug was completely risk-free, compared to other drugs MDMA caused "negligible" harm to users and people around them.

The Age (Australia)
Sunday, July 5, 2015