Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: In Mr Vastag's Medical News
& Perspectives story,1 I applaud those ecstasy researchers who are bravely
challenging the effectiveness of the antiecstasy scare campaign promoted by
the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). As pointed out by the researchers
quoted in the article, ecstasy is a complex drug, and the reasons various
people use it are equally complex.
Boire RG. What Should the Public Be Told About the Risks of Ecstasy?. JAMA. 2002;287(5):585. doi:10.1001/jama.287.5.583