Drug addiction: new therapies, old policies – Lancet

Copyright 1993 Information Access Company; Copyright Lancet Ltd. 1993 The Lancet July 31, 1993 LANGUAGE: ENGLISH LOAD-DATE-MDC: August 13, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 342 ; No. 8866 ; Pg. 297; ISSN: 0099-5355 LENGTH: 593 words HEADLINE: Drug addiction: new therapies, old policies; Conference BYLINE: Rowe, Paul M. BODY: The link between…

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Addiction and Obsession

Copyright 1992 Newsday, Inc. Newsday November 19, 1992, Thursday, NASSAU AND SUFFOLK EDITION SECTION: PART II; ADDICTION & OBSESSION; Pg. 68 Other Edition: City Pg. 72 LENGTH: 4505 words HEADLINE: Howard Lotsof insists he has the cure for drug addiction. Some authorities are beginning to take him seriously. BYLINE: By…

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Ibogaine Patents @ the USPO

Ibogaine Patents @ the United States Patent Office (USPO) Use of ibogaine in reducing excitotoxic brain damage Use of ibogaine in reducing excitotoxic brain damage This invention discloses that ibogaine, a plant derivative, can be used as a safe NMDA antagonist at relatively high dosages (including dosages high enough to…

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Ibogaine Abstracts on PubMed

18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-Methoxycoronaridine (18-MC) and ibogaine: comparison of antiaddictive efficacy, toxicity, and mechanisms of action. 18-MC, a novel iboga alkaloid congener, is being developed as a potential treatment for multiple forms of drug abuse. Like ibogaine (40 mg/kg), 18-MC…

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2002: 4th National Harm Reduction Conference

Ibogaine: Moving beyond Agonist/Antagonist/Maintenance Medications December 2, 2002 The Sheraton Seattle, 1400 Sixth Ave at Pike St, Suite 424 Contacts: (212)677-7180 (Dana Beal) or Laurie Mishly 206-297-7297 Presenters / Participants Dana Beal / Cures not Wars New York NY Patrick K. Kroupa / MindVox, Inc. New York NY Deborah C.…

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Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction

Feature: Seeking Ways to Crack Cocaine Addiction The Lancet [Volume 352, Number 9136] 17 October 1998 by Kelly Morris The use of cocaine, a highly addictive stimulant and euphoriant with few physical withdrawal symptoms, is increasing. Up to 10% of ever-users will become heavy users, particularly if they inject the…

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Adam, Eve and Iboga

Iboga (Adam & Eve) Giorgio Samorini Reproduced by Permission (Original Publication: Integration, vol. 4, pp. 4-10) Abstract In this article, the author describes his personal experience in a Bwiti religious community of Northern Gabon, where Tabernanthe iboga, a powerful hallucinogenic plant, is used sacramentally. He believes that Bwiti represents one…

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Pharmahuasca, Anahuasca and Vinho da Jurema

Human Pharmacology of Oral DMT Plus Harmine Copyright © 1997, Jonathan Ott All Rights Reserved / Reproduced by Permission of Jonathan Ott (Original Publication: Yearbook for Ethnomedicine 1997/98) Abstract A summary is presented of human self-experiments or psychonautic bioassays of pharmahuasca-capsules containing crystalline N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) plus harmine, as well as…

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Ibogaine in the Treatment of Chemical Dependence Disorders

Ibogaine in the Treatment of Chemical Dependence Disorders: Clinical Perspectives Copyright © 1994, Howard S. Lotsof All Rights Reserved Reproduced by permission of: The Ibogaine Dossier (Original Publication: MAPS – Volume 5, Number 3, Winter 1994-95) Dedicated to the work of J. Bastiaans and N. Adriaans In memory of N.…

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Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound…

Ibogaine: A Novel Anti-Addictive Compound A Comprehensive Literature Review By: Jonathan Freedlander Advisor: Carlo DiClemente, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore County Introduction and History Ibogaine is a naturally occurring indole alkaloid, found in a variety of African shrubs of the Tabernanthe genus (Obach, Pablo, and Mash, 1998). The root of…

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