Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2006
Series: History of drugs
203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN:
0737719532 (lib. : alk. paper), 9780737719536, Language:
ch. 1. The early history of club drugs -- 1. The early days of ecstasy / Julie Holland -- 2. Alexander Shulgin : the controversial promoter of MDMA / Dennis Romero -- 3. The parallel histories of ecstasy and LSD / Tara McCall -- 4. Ecstasy becomes illegal / Anastasia Toufexis -- 5. Ecstasy should not have been made illegal / Ann Shulgin -- 6. Early medical debates over ecstasy / Marjory Roberts -- 7. The ecstasy controversy in Britain in the early 1990s / Matthew Collin, with John Godfrey -- ch. 2. Club drugs since the late 1990s -- 1. Ketamine is becoming a popular club drug / John Cloud -- 2. Users underestimate the deadly risks of GHB / Tamar Nordenberg -- 3. The club drug scene is growing more dangerous / Sara Trollinger -- 4. Rohypnol and GHB facilitate rape / Nora Fitzgerald, K. Jack Riley -- 5. Ecstasy is becoming a dangerous street drug / Benjamin Wallace-Wells -- 6. A friend's death from ecstasy / Alexander Kogan -- 7. In defense of club drugs / Jimi Fritz -- ch. 3. Medical and legal issues -- 1. The 2001 Ecstasy Prevention Act will combat ecstasy abuse / Bob Graham -- 2. The 2001 Ecstasy Prevention Act violates civil liberties / Greg Smith -- 3. The RAVE Act is unconstitutional / Brooke A. Levy -- 4. Defending the RAVE Act / Joseph R. Biden Jr. -- 5. Club drugs cause brain damage, coma, and death / Glen R. Hanson -- 6. Ecstasy is not nearly as dangerous as many people think / Rick Doblin -- 7. The controversy over the therapeutic benefits of ecstasy continues / Linda Marsa -- 8. The first government-approved study of ecstasy for medical purposes / Rick Weiss -- Appendix. How drugs are classified -- Facts about club drugs -- Chronology -- Organizations to contact
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Additional Credits: Swarts, Katherine
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