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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 02:52 AM

 

After 40 Years, Research into Psychadelic Drugs Revives

Perhaps because of changing public attitudes on the War on Drugs, drugs like Psilocybin, LSD, and MDMA are once again becoming the subjects of serious research for therapeutic use.

http://bangordailynews.com/2011/12/04/health/turn-on-tune-in-and-get-better-scientists-studying-hallucinogens-for-therapeutic-uses/

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46105129/ns/health-mental_health/

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This is good news for several reasons:

1. MDMA has great promise in PTSD treatment. With so many soldiers returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, this is a big issue.

2. Longer-acting more effective treatments to depression with fewer side effects may be in the works.

3. A safe drug that seriously weakens the propensity for fear and anger long-term may become widely available and popular within the next 10 years.

The flip side is Big Pharma is going to do everything to get their dirty little hands on this stuff.

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Response to LetTimmySmoke (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 07:46 AM

1. LSD and alcoholism has been studied for almost 50 years.

and by 50 years i mean studied 50 years ago and then given up once LSD became the drug du jour in the 60's.

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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 08:05 AM

2. Where can I sign up?

I majored in LSD.

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