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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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Exclusive Video: President welcomes Beckley

July 10, 2012 Beckley Foundation in Guatemala

President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala and Amanda Feilding launch Beckley Foundation Guatemala

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New Film depicts the Continuing Violations of human rights

June 8, 2012 Global Policy News

Counting the Costs The Julia Rose Story We would like to call your attention to a new documentary co-produced by Espolea and the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union as part of the “Count the Costs” campaign (www.countthecosts.org). The story of Rosa Julia Leyva reflects the brutality of the Mexican prison system for victims of the war […]

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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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Drugs and Prisons in Mexico

November 24, 2011 Interesting Videos

Drugs and Prisons in Mexico from WOLA on Vimeo.

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Drugs and Prisons in Ecuador

November 24, 2011 Interesting Videos

Drugs and Prisons in Ecuador from WOLA on Vimeo.

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A 50 Year Old Convention: What’s Wrong With an Update?

May 18, 2011 Featured Video

In this short film the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union ask Mr. Fedotov, the head of the UN drug agency and his critics to express their views on the 50 years of global drug prohibition.

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We Allow Alcohol to Kill and Harm so Many People

February 9, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

Former government adviser David Nutt on the dangers of alcohol, the harm caused by criminalisation and why he’s not a ‘legaliser’

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New Strain of Cannabis with ‘High’ CBD Content

February 2, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

A new strain of cannabis that contains low amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and high amounts of CBD (cannabidiol) allows patients to attain significant relief from illness while reducing intoxication. CBD concentrations can ranges from none, to about 95 percent of the total cannabinoids present. CBD alone is not intoxicating, but displayed sedative effects in animal […]

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History of Psychedelic Research in the United Kingdom

February 1, 2011 Featured Video

This presentation by Dr. Ben Sessa is on the History of Psychedelic Research in the UK, with particular reference to the work of Dr Ronald Sandison and LSD treatment explored by the maverick psychiatrist Panel: Psychedelic Psychotherapy. This video is from the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century, a conference in San Jose, California, April […]

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Cannabis: What’s The Harm?

January 31, 2011 Cannabis

In BBC3 documentary Cannabis: What’s the Harm, Ex-EastEnders star James Alexandrou, pictured, talks about his drug use for the first time and investigates the effects of Britain’s favourite illegal drug, from cannabis sold on the street to the hidden world of organised crime. After the newspapers published a photo of him with a joint in […]

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How Drugs Work-Cannabis

January 19, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

This BBC series gives the viewer new insights into how drugs affect the body. It uses visual effects and CGI and, for the first time ever, takes the viewer on an entire trip from start to finish inside the human body. This first episode draws heavily on research carried out in association with the Beckley […]

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Dr Michael Mosley: Taking The Magic Mushroom Drug Psilocybin For a Trial

January 6, 2011 Beckley Foundation Videos

Last summer, while filming for my new BBC4 series, The Brain – A Secret History, I took part in the UK’s first scientific trial of psilocybin – the active component of magic mushrooms. It was one of the strangest experiences of my life. Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic drug, so I was extremely apprehensive. It also […]

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John Mann and Bob Ainsworth Clash on Drugs Policy

December 21, 2010 Interesting Videos

Former minister Bob Ainsworth, who previously had responsibility for drugs policy, claims he would resign if he was still a minister to develop his ideas on legalising drugs. He faced opposition from fellow Labour MP John Mann – who explained a different approach in his constituency – and the pair argue over who has the […]

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Inside LSD

November 17, 2010 Featured Video

LSD’s inventor Albert Hofmann called it “medicine for the soul.” The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments exploited its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, LSD became a street drug and developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius, or a descent into […]

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Surreal TV interviews Amanda Feilding

November 5, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Chilean Director Cristian Leighton interviews Amanda Feilding, who talks about the work of the Beckley Foundation.

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LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy

November 4, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

This talk presented preliminary data on an ongoing, randomized, double-blind, active placebo-controlled pilot study of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in 12 subjects with anxiety associated with end-of-life issues. LSD-assisted psychotherapy was legal in Switzerland in the 80s, but was criminalized soon after. This is the first study of LSD-assisted psychotherapy in human subjects in over 35 years. […]

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Does CBD inhibit THC?

November 4, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Footage of a pharmacology study carried out with Beckley collaborators JW Stone & PD Morrison at the Institute of Psychiatry by. This film was originally shown on BBC3 and produced by Alex Cooke. The participant, Nicky Taylor came for 2 study days. On one occasion, she was given a mixture of THC + CBD (which […]

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VS Ramachandran on Your Mind

October 25, 2010 Interesting Videos

The Beckley Foundations scientific advisor Vilayanur Ramachandran tells us what brain damage can reveal about the connection between celebral tissue and the mind, using three startling delusions as examples.

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Interview with Professor David Nutt about UK Drug Policy

October 21, 2010 Interesting Videos

This video discusses with Prof. Dave Nutt the issues surrounding UK drugs policy by Mark Thompson of the Mark Reckons political blog. It was filmed on the evening of Monday 25th January 2010 following a talk given by the Professor at Reading University.   David Nutt Book   Its not often that books come along […]

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Amanda Talks at the MAPS Conference 2010

October 6, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

This video of Amanda is from the Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century, a conference in San Jose, California, April 15-18 2010, organized by MAPS – the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies in collaboration with: the Heffter Research Institute, The Council on Spiritual Practices, & the Beckley Foundation Amanda Feilding, Beckley Foundation from MAPS: Psychedelic […]

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LSD – The Beyond Within

October 5, 2010 Interesting Videos

LSD The Beyond Within Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD-25, LSD), formerly lysergide, commonly known as acid, is a semisynthetic psychedelic drug of the ergoline and tryptamine families. LSD is non-addictive, non-toxic, and is well known for its psychological effects which can include closed and open eye visuals, synaesthesia, a sense of time distortion, ego death and […]

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Important News: Barack Obama and Medical Marijuana (interview Q&A)

September 10, 2010 Featured Slider

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will not seek to arrest medical marijuana users and suppliers as long as they conform to state laws, under new policy guidelines to be sent to federal prosecutors on Monday. Two Justice Department officials described the new policy to The Associated Press, saying prosecutors will be told it is not […]

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The War On Drugs An Insiders View

September 9, 2010 Featured Video

An interview with Eric Sterling a man who helped craft some of this nations most important anti drug laws. He was Counsel to the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary from 1979 until 1989. On the staff of the Subcommittee on Crime, he was responsible for drug enforcement, gun control, money laundering, organized crime, […]

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Practical Solutions to End the War on Drugs – Alex Wodak

September 9, 2010 Featured Video

Physician Alex Wodak discusses reforming the war on drugs, including legalizing marijuana and repealing criminal penalties for personal possession and consumption. He says the focus of drug reform should be on harm reduction, not prosecution.

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Prof Dave Nutt on the UK Governments stance on drugs on Hard talk

September 9, 2010 Beckley Foundation Videos

Professor David Nutt is one of the UK’s leading neuroscientists. In 2009 he suggested that LSD, ecstasy and cannabis were less harmful than alcohol and tobacco. He was promptly sacked as the government’s chief adviser on drug abuse. His removal from the post raised questions about the use of scientific advice in government. He talks […]

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Cannabis cure for cancer (sent to Amanda by Emerald Starr)

September 9, 2010 Interesting Videos
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California’s cannabis culture

September 9, 2010 Featured Video

In November 2010, Californians will be voting on whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use. If passed, California will become the first US state to end marijuana prohibition. This is an exploration of California’s cannabis culture. It’s the story of the people fighting for it, the people fighting against it, the people selling […]

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