LSD Research Resurgence

Erin Halliday, SF Gate:

Nearly 40 years after widespread fear over recreational abuse of LSD and other hallucinogens forced dozens of scientists to abandon their work, researchers at a handful of major institutions – including UCSF and Harvard University – are reigniting studies. Scientists started looking at less controversial drugs, like ecstasy and magic mushrooms, in the late 1990s, but LSD studies only began about a year ago and are still rare.

The study at UCSF, which is being run by a UC Berkeley graduate student, is looking into the mechanisms of LSD and how it works in the brain. The hope is that such research might support further studies into medical applications of LSD – for chronic headaches, for example — or psychiatric uses. […]

In 1966, the federal government made LSD illegal, and by the early 1970s, research into all psychedelic drugs in humans had come to a halt, although some scientists continued to study the drugs in animals.

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  • realitysurfer

    Please take a moment to check out my new LSD Documentary film.
    POWER AND CONTROL :LSD IN THE 60's

    Features the CIA LSD Brothel in San Francisco (MK ULTRA), Groucho Marx's LSD Trip….Doc Ellis pitches his no-hitter while high.

    Tim Leary's Miricle of Good friday Experiment is explored with one of the original PREACHERS who took part.

    LSD and the Protest Movement, JFK & LSD plus more.

    All posted for free at this youtube link..please share this knowledge.

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