Addicted to Addiction

University of Miami’s Deborah Mash believes ibogaine could be the wonder drug to end all drugs. And she’s ready to risk everything to prove it. By Paula Park (Originally published in Miami New Times — 09.11.1997) Deborah Mash and her three colleagues from the University of Miami strolled into the…

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Ibogaine: Down Memory Lane

Does one trip equal 30 years on a therapist’s couch? By Nina L. Diamond OMNI Magazine, February 1994  It’s the closest thing anyone’s seen to a bona fide cure for drug and alcohol addiction, yet, paradoxically, Ibogaine’s curative power seems to derive from its consciousness-altering properties. Despite the government’s historic…

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Brain Waves

How a UM doctor may soon unveil the ultimate cure for addictions, and uncovered the mystery surrounding sudden cocaine deaths (Reprinted from South Florida magazine) By Nina L. Diamond  Photograph by Jane Mitchell Cocaine overdoses had become more common in South Florida than frostbite in Alaska. At the peak of…

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Deborah Mash’s Brain

Copyright © 1995, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 18: Deborah Mash’s Brain In March, 1994, in strictest secrecy, Howard Lotsof re-instituted treatments of addict volunteers in an ultramodern hospital in Panama City, with pre-treatment work-ups at the University of Miami. But…

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