Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial

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In a UK television first, Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen present two programmes that follow volunteers as they take MDMA, the pure form of ecstasy, as part of a ground-breaking scientific study

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In a UK television first, Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen present two programmes that follow volunteers as they take MDMA, the pure form of ecstasy, as part of a ground-breaking scientific study

Series 1 Summary

Presented by Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen, the programmes aim to cut through the emotional debate surrounding the issue of Class A drugs and accurately inform the public about the effects and potential risks of MDMA

  • Episode 1

    The first programme unravels the mysteries of MDMA, revealing how the drug affects the brain

  • Episode 2

    This episode examines the implications of the scientific study MDMA's effects, including potential clinical uses. Could it offer a breakthrough in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial synopsis

In a UK television first, Jon Snow and Dr Christian Jessen present two programmes that follow volunteers as they take MDMA, the pure form of ecstasy, as part of a ground-breaking scientific study

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