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Ecstasy (Part II): Illegal Drug…PTSD Miracle Cure…or Both?

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment on the subject on the drug Ecstasy (i.e., 3-4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine; MDMA). Please read Dr. Conkey’s first article of this three-part series, Ecstasy: Understanding the Love Drug, for a more comprehensive background of the drug Ecstasy.

By Dr. Allan Conkey, full professor of criminal justice at American Military University

In this article, I will focus on the potential use of Ecstasy for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Medical Marijuana in the South: Will the Southern States be Influenced to Change Their Policies?

 By Dr. Vincent Giordano, Program Director, Criminal Justice at American Public University

Conventional wisdom holds that Southern states will never legalize marijuana, medical or otherwise, due to the various political, religious, and cultural issues that are unique to the region. The two most powerful states in the region, Texas and Florida, are traditionally conservative politically.