Sasha Shulgin, “Godfather of Ecstasy,” Dead at 88

Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, pioneer, pharmacologist, author, and medicinal chemist, passed away this evening at the age of 88. He is best known for introducing MDMA, the purest form of ecstasy, to psychologists in the 70s.

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