Beckley in the Media

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Cannabis and the Psychedelics: Reviewing the UN Drug Conventions (Chapter)

April 15, 2014 Beckley in the Media

Amanda Feilding – Director of the Beckley Foundation – is the author of a chapter in this newly published book. Abstract (for the chapter): The current international prohibitionist approach to the regulation of psychoactive drugs causes serious harms. It creates an illicit market that is responsible for conflict and corruption; denies medication to the world’s […]

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Amanda Feilding on BBC Oxford

October 23, 2013 Beckley in the Media

On Sunday afternoon Director of the Beckley Foundation Amanda Feilding was invited to take part in a panel discussion on BBC Oxford. She joined Michelle X, MS sufferer cautioned for growing medical marijuana to alleviate her symptoms, and other experts and commentators, to debate whether cannabis should be legally available to those in pain. Michelle’s […]

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Amanda Feilding’s introductory address at Psychedelic Science 2013

May 4, 2013 Beckley in the Media

Read Amanda Feilding’s introductory address at the Psychedelic Science Conference 2013, held in Oakland California on 18-22 April. The conference was co-hosted by the Beckley Foundation, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Heffter, and the Council for Spiritual Practices.

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Amanda Feilding’s speaks at Psychedelic Science 2013

May 1, 2013 Beckley in the Media

Read Amanda Feilding’s talk at the Psychedelic Science Conference 2013, held in Oakland California on 18-22 April. The conference was co-hosted by the Beckley Foundation, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Heffter, and the Council for Spiritual Practices.

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Psychedelic Science Conference 2013

April 26, 2013 Beckley in the Media

The Psychedelic Science conference, co-hosted by the Beckley Foundation, brought together researchers from around the world to discuss research, clinical trials, and medical discoveries involving psychedelic substances. Amanda Feilding presented the results of the Beckley Foundation research programme, including our recent investigations into psilocybin and MDMA.

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Beckley Foundation Press publishes Albert Hofmann’s Autobiography

April 19, 2013 Beckley in the Media

‘LSD: My Problem Child’ and ‘Insights/Outlooks’ form a fascinating autobiographical account from the founder of LSD about its discovery and the effect it had in the second half of the 21st century. The book, co-published by Beckley Foundation Press and Oxford University Press, is released today to mark the 70th anniversary of Albert Hofmann’s famous bicycle ride while experiencing the world’s first LSD trip.

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Amanda Feilding Interviewed in the Evening Standard

April 16, 2013 Beckley in the Media

Amanda talks about her life, psilocybin research and all Beckley Foundation projects in this interview with the Evening Standard.

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Government Restrictions Obstruct Crucial Mental Health Research

April 15, 2013 Beckley in the Media

Current drug policies stifle important scientific and clinical research by placing an intolerable burden of regulation on scientists who wish to work with ‘controlled substances’, meaning that very few even try to do so.

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Psychedelic Science 2013 – Amanda Feilding Talks About Her Plans for the Conference

February 15, 2013 Beckley Foundation Videos

In April, we are co-hosting an event that aims to bring together the leading scientific psychedelics laboratories in the world to debate current ideas and inspire new research. In this short video, our Director, Amanda Feilding, gives a preview of the what you can expect.

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Forty Years of Failure – a Timeline of the War on Drugs

February 4, 2013 Beckley in the Media

From the Observer, this timeline highlights key events in the history of the War on Drugs. Included on this timeline is the November 2011 publication of the Beckley Foundation Public Letter.

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