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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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Review of Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate

July 12, 2011 Beckley Press

A glowing review of the Beckley Foundation’s book “Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate” has been published in POP News (here), the newsletter for the Canadian Institute of Population and Public Health, one of 13 Institutues that comprise the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The review was written by Dr Brian P Emerson This article reflects […]

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Beckley Press

October 19, 2010 Beckley Press

The Beckley Foundation Press was created to allow the publication of Drug Policy and Scientific material that was not being picked up by mainstream publishing houses due to the controversial nature of the material. Since its establishment in 2008, the Beckley Press has made great strides in bringing this type of literature to a wider […]

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BF Reports

September 22, 2010 Achievements

The Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme commissions reports and briefing papers on subjects relevant to the consideration of national and international drug policy. The first products of this programme of work were published and distributed in April 2004, and subsequent papers are being produced on a quarterly basis. These materials have been disseminated around the world, promoting […]

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Proceedings Documents

September 22, 2010 Beckley Press

The Beckley Foundation is proud to present a collection of Proceedings Documents from its seminar series ‘Society and Drugs: A Rational Perspective’. The aim of the series is to achieve a rational overview of the scientific, medical, social and economic issues surrounding the use and misuse of social drugs, and use this information to improve […]

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Moskalenko Monograph

August 16, 2010 Beckley Press

In 2004 Amanda set up a collaboration with Prof. Yuri Moskalenko, Head of the Laboratory of the Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry in St. Petersburg, and a world-recognized pioneer in cerebral circulation. The Beckley Foundation’s collaboration in Russia over the last five years has produced new and important findings on the dynamics of […]

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Pharmacology of LSD

The Pharmacology of LSD

August 16, 2010 Beckley Press

Order The Pharmacology of LSD: A Critical Review from Oxford University Press or from Amazon UK Authors: Annelie Hintzen M.D. and Torsten Passie M.D., M.A. Paperback: App 200 pages Publisher: The Beckley Foundation Press and Oxford University Press (June 2010) Language: English translated from German After the discovery of its effects in 1943 LSD (lysergic […]

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HOFMANN’S ELIXIR: LSD AND THE NEW ELEUSIS

August 16, 2010 Beckley Press

“Any scientist who is no mystic is no scientist” Albert Hofmann Dr Albert Hofmann died in 2008 aged 102. The philosopher-chemist would have been a remarkable man even if he hadn’t discovered the chemical compound that changed the course of the 20th century – LSD. Voted the greatest living genius in a 2007 poll, the […]

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Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate

August 16, 2010 Beckley Press

To download the full Global Cannabis Commission report ‘Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate’ click here. The Global Cannabis Commission Report was convened by Amanda Feilding (Director of the Beckley Foundation) in 2006, when she realised that although cannabis accounts for 80% of illegal drug use, it was hardly ever mentioned at international drug policy meetings such as […]

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