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Cannabis in Pain and Palliative Care – Donald Abrams

December 19, 2011 Cannabis

Cannabis in Pain and Palliative Care

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Psilocybin May Bring About Lasting Positive Personality Changes – USA Today

December 7, 2011 Featured Slider

USA Today 29.9.2011 – Coverage of a Beckley Foundation project In new research that will almost certainly create controversy, scientists working with the hallucinogen psilocybin — the active ingredient found in “magic mushrooms” — have found that a single dose of the drug prompted an enduring but positive personality change in almost 60 percent of […]

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Czech Republic Decriminalise Peyote and Magic Mushrooms

December 6, 2011 Uncategorized

Under changes in Czech drug policy approved Wednesday by the Cabinet, growers of psychedelic cacti and fungi will no longer face criminal punishment. The hallucinogenic plants will be removed from the government’s drug “black list,” meaning that cultivation of more than “small” amounts will no longer be a crime. Psilocybe cubensis, the magic mushroom. (Image […]

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Interview with ‘El Narco’ author Ioan Grillo

December 2, 2011 Uncategorized

From PBS Newshour December 1st Watch For ‘Soldiers’ in Mexico’s Drug War, ‘More Murders Than They Can Count’ on PBS. See more from PBS NEWSHOUR. Transcript JEFFREY BROWN: And finally tonight, the war next door. Hari Sreenivasan has our update. HARI SREENIVASAN: The death toll keeps mounting in Mexico’s drug war, now more than 45,000 […]

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Amanda Feilding on Global Solidarity Podcast

November 30, 2011 featured-podcast

Click to download Amanda Feilding on Michael Fitzgerald’s Global Solidarity podcast From nearpodcast.org: Amanda Fielding, Countess of Wemyss of The Beckley Foundation joins Michael FitzGerald on Global Solidarity where she proposes that any discussion of changing drug policy is a taboo subject. We hate taboos here and so proceeded to look at the recommendations by […]

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Beckley Foundation in Scotland on Sunday

November 28, 2011 Beckley in the Media

By Tom Peterkin Published on Sunday 27 November 2011 00:45 THE neo-classical splendour of Gosford House, one of Scotland’s finest stately homes, would appear to be a far cry from the misery caused by armed drugs cartels in Mexico. But an aristocratic member of the family which owns the Robert Adam mansion in East Lothian […]

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The Human Toll of Drug Laws

November 24, 2011 Uncategorized

24/11/2011 These videos feature people who have spent years in prison enduring harsh sentences that are disproportionate to the crimes they committed. The videos are part of a TNI (Transnational Institute) / WOLA (Washington Office on Latin America) study investigating the prison systems of eight countries in Latin America. The people in the videos are […]

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Drugs and Prisons in Argentina

November 24, 2011 Interesting Videos

Drugs and Prisons in Argentina from WOLA on Vimeo.

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Drugs and Prisons in Bolivia

November 24, 2011 Interesting Videos

Drugs and Prisons in Bolivia from WOLA on Vimeo.

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Drugs and Prisons in Brazil

November 24, 2011 Interesting Videos

Drugs and Prisons in Brazil from WOLA on Vimeo.

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