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Drug Control Panel: Are British Police Wasted on Drugs?

Event: Drug Control Panel: Are British Police Wasted on Drugs? Date: 29 September 18:00-21:00 Location: Lecture Theatre 1, New Hunts House, King’s College London – London, UK. Tickets: £8 (£5 concessions) Tickets are selling out fast, so be sure to grab yours...

Philosophy and Psychedelic Phenomenology

– On the Value of the Psychedelic Experience to Academic Philosophy –  – Peter Sjöstedt-H – (This is a modified version of a chapter for the forthcoming book ‘Radical Mycology’) Due to the general legal prohibition and modern cultural taboo against psychoactive...

Norman Baker’s Departure from Home Office ‘Won’t Distract Lib Dem’s Drug Reform Policy’

Norman Baker’s Departure from Home Office ‘Won’t Distract Lib Dem’s Drug Reform Policy’

Norman Baker, Liberal Democrat MP for Lewes, resigned yesterday as Home Office Minister for Crime and Prevention after four and half years in office, and has been replaced by fellow Lib Dem, Lynn Featherstone. Baker has recently been in the media lime light...

Set Setting and Dose: What Next for UK Drug Policy? A Reading into the Comparative Study

Set Setting and Dose: What Next for UK Drug Policy? A Reading into the Comparative Study

The coalition government’s recently, if belatedly, published comparative study of drug polices in 11 countries makes for an interesting read, even if it says little more than drug polices are formed out of a complicated milieu of social factors unique...

Occupy Democracy Launches a Week of Talks on Parliament Square

Occupy Democracy Launches a Week of Talks on Parliament Square

A week of talks are now underway at Occupy Democracy, a temporary protest camp on Events Square, London that is seeking to discuss ‘Britain’s broken democracy and ways to fix it.’ Other campaigns, including Anti-fracking and Save our NHS, have...

Launch of the Psychedelic Society

Psychedelic drugs have fascinated and delighted humans for thousands of years. Studies indicate that they can leave people calmer, happier, kinder and more open-minded, and they are being investigated as a treatment for a range of psychiatric illnesses. Although the...

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

Have we Blown our Chances of Getting Mainstream Support for Psychedelic Medicine?

This article was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) At a party recently, I had a chat with a good friend of mine who works within the British civil service. His role is loosely connected with...

Psychedelics: More Real than Real

This article was written by Dimka Drewczynski and originally appeared in the PsypressUK 2013 Anthology of Drug Writing. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. “There is no way you can use the word “reality” without quotation marks around...

A Psychedelic Researcher: The Pitfalls and Pleasures Campaigning for Psychedelic Research in the British Medical Profession, the Media and the General Public

This article  first appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. A brief Biography I qualified in medicine from UCL, London, in 1997, specialised in mental health and now spend most of...

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