Safrole + KMnO4 --> 3,4-methylenedioxybenzoic acid + Cl2
--> 3-chloro-4,5-methylenedioxybenzoic acid + 1 equivalent LAH --> + PCC --> + EtNO2 --> + 1 eq. LAH --> .
. could also probably be made from methylone or piperonal in a somewhat analogous fashion.
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Yes, those are all known reactions. Please post details, as the outline above is useless as is (any chemist can come up with over a hundred ones like that per hour and post, but still leave noone wiser).