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Drug Policy

The “war on drugs” in the US and similar restrictive drug policies worldwide have resulted in mass incarcerations for nonviolent drug offenses and an immense black market for illicit substances that further contributes to crime, violence, and corruption across the globe. And yet the demand for illegal drugs hasn’t waned but increased, and greater numbers of drug users are dying from overdoses than ever before. At this crossroad in understanding how drug policy should be constructed, many advocates have emerged to suggest an approach grounded in both science and compassion, changing the conversation about how to address the issue of illicit substances and the people who use them. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Sacred Knowledge is the first well-documented, sophisticated account of the effect of psychedelics on biological processes, human consciousness, and revelatory religious experiences. Based on nearly three decades of legal research with volunteers, William A.

Higher Wisdom: Eminent Elders Explore the Continuing Impact of Psychedelics

Psychedelics have been a part—often a central and sacred part—of most societies throughout history, and for half a century psychedelics have rumbled through the Western world, seeding a subculture, titillating the media, fascinating youth, terrifying parents, enraging politicians, and intriguing...

Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development

Psychedelics as therapeutic catalysts for emotional and spiritual transformation • Explores the latest medical research on the healing powers of entheogens • Reveals the crucial role of tribal and shamanic wisdom in psychedelic medicine • Provides guidelines for working with psychedelics, i...

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