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MDMA ('ecstasy') review

A review of MDMA (‘ecstasy’), its harms and classification under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (2009). The Advisory Council on the Misuse of…

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A review of MDMA (‘ecstasy’), its harms and classification under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (2009).

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) considers that a review of MDMA would be timely given:

  • there is a greater body of scientific evidence now available since the ACMD’s last advice to ministers

  • the further information available on current use

  • the length of time since the ACMD last provided advice to ministers