Aussie Researchers push ahead on MDMA study as UK starts LSD experiments

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As UK researchers begin human therapeutic experiments using the psychedelic drug LSD an Australian group are setting up the nation’s first clinical study using MDMA to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Steve McDonald, from Australian organisation, Psychedelic Research in Science and Medicine (PRISM), told ninemsn that getting such a study up in Australia had been very difficult, even though it is legal.

“We’re finding that the medical profession in Australia is very conservative, and people are reluctant to get involved in anything concerning an illicit drug, even though it’s legal research. People are very concerned about public image,” he said.

Read more here: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2014/08/18/14/48/aussie-researchers-push-mdma-study-as-uk-starts-lsd-experiments

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