Three NIDA research grants available

Copyright Manisses Communications Group 1993 Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Week April 5, 1993 LANGUAGE: ENGLISH LOAD-DATE-MDX: December 29, 1993 SECTION: Vol. 5 ; No. 14 ; Pg. 6; ISSN: 1042-1394 LENGTH: 296 words HEADLINE: Three NIDA research grants available; National Institute on Drug Abuse BODY: The National Institute on Drug Abuse…

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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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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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Anticapitalists, Marijuana Advocates, Real Estate Barons?

By Colin Moynihan New York Times — (August 30, 2004) Over the decades the Yippies have become infamous as a counterculture group known for colorful pranks and criticizing capitalism. Recently, though, the group entered the world of high-stakes Manhattan real estate, buying the East Village building that has been its…

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Addiction Treatment Strives for Legitimacy

by Brian Vastag Journal of the American Medical Association Vol. 288 No. 24, pp. 3096-3101, December 25, 2002 © 2002 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Tabernanthe iboga, the West African source of ibogaine, used by some to treat addiction. New York — Some drugs are made in laboratories. Others,…

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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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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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Cures Not Wars

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 17: Cures Not Wars In February, 1994, Robert Rygor died. He’d become a beneficiary of the free pot program, and as facilitator of ACT UP Coordinating Committee, which set the agenda for the…

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Jon Parker

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 9: Jon Parker Later that afternoon, June 22, 1990, Dhoruba bin Wahad experienced the crowning moment (at least ’til that point) of his life. Black radicals in Harlem had demanded Dhoruba–not Charles Rangel,…

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