How Ecstasy Transcended Its Stigma — And Became A Treatment for PTSD

In 2012, after Madonna asked concertgoers, “How many people in this crowd have seen Molly?”, the popular DJ Deadmau5 went on an online tirade, accusing the superstar of advocating illegal drug use to young music fans. This represents a snapshot in the evolution of MDMA (aka. 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Ecstasy, the previous street name for MDMA in pill form, had become an …