When pills stopped working, Andrew Robb looked to psychedelic drug therapy | 7.30

Psychedelic drugs such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms are illegal in Australia, but overseas they’re being used to treat depression and other forms of mental illness.

A group of prominent Australians is starting a campaign for clinical use of the drugs here, but the Therapeutic Goods Administration isn’t yet convinced.

Michael Vincent reports.

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