Alexander Shulgin, Ecstasy’s ‘Godfather,’ Dead at 88

Alexander Shulgin, the pioneering scientist best known for introducing the drug known as ecstasy to the wider world in the '70s and '80s, has died.
Marc Hogan / June 3, 2014

Katie Couric on Molly: Talk-Show Host Targets ‘Deadly Drug’

Has Katie Couric seen molly? The former news anchor who will go down in history for exposing Sarah Palin as unqualified for a school board…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2013

Following Clubber’s Death, Manchester’s Warehouse Project to Test, Tweet Bad Pills

In a recent editorial entitled "Ecstasy: Pointless Deaths," The Economist examined the apparent rise in deaths from MDMA and its imitations and concluded that, in…
Philip Sherburne / October 3, 2013