National Geographic: I Am Rebel: The Love Drug

Summary: National Geographic presents I Am Rebel: The Love Drug, a documentary exploring the history of MDMA in therapy, science, and culture. This episode highlights the life and work of Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, Ph.D., the pioneering chemist who recognized the therapeutic use of MDMA.

Originally appearing here.

Chemistry prodigy Alexander Shulgin goes to war with the DEA when his psychedelic cure to treat PTSD hits the streets as party drug Ecstasy.