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Alexander "Sasha" Theodore Shulgin (born June 17, 1925) is an American pharmacologist, chemist, artist, and drug developer.
Shulgin is credited with the popularization of MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, especially for psychopharmaceutical use and the treatment of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. In subsequent years, Shulgin discovered, synthesized, and bioassayed over 230 psychoactive compounds. In 1991 and 1997, he and his wife Ann Shulgin authored the books PiHKAL and TiHKAL on the topic of psychoactive drugs. Shulgin discovered many noteworthy phenethylamines including the 2C* family of which 2C-T-2, 2C-T-7, 2C-E, 2C-I, and 2C-B are most well known. Additionally, Shulgin performed seminal work into the descriptive synthesis of compounds based on the organic compound tryptamine.

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Kuniyuki Takahashi - Touch (A Mountain Of One Peyote Mix)
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - My first major experience was with peyote...
Carbon Based Lifeforms - T-Rex Echoes
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - The way the research is done...
ASC - Ghost Train
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - There are some drugs that have been developed where you don't feel any emotion
Suicide Sports Club - Freaky Boy from Outside (Instrumental)
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - Psychedelics are not in anyway addictive
Saafi Brothers - Free Senses
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - Psychedelics open doors to ones own psyche
Aural Float - Zwei G
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - The unfortunate or fortunate thing about illegalizing these things...
Rildrim - Light Pipes
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - I think ideally there should be a repeal of the national laws...
Cell - Blue Embers
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - My opinion on MDMA is that it is probably a unique tool in the use of therapy...
Woob - On Earth
Strangeloop - Becoming Fields
Alexander & Ann Shulgin - I'm a firm believer of getting all the information out good and bad about all drugs...

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