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: 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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Molliver’s Travels

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 15: Molliver’s Travels Behind the scenes, as is often the case, the postponement of the Day One Ibogaine story was being dictated by other agendas and other schedules. In April, unbeknownst to Lotsof …

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A Child Playing at Draughts

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 14: “A Child Playing at Draughts…” When the NEWSDAY Ibogaine article appeared November 19th, and it seemed he might not go to jail, Dana experienced a vague sense of loss. He’d been planning …

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Carlo Contoreggi

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 10: Carlo Contoreggi Howard Lotsof actually first contacted Charlie Grudzinskasbefore he was appointed head of MDD in January, 1991. Scanning a publication calledThe Scientist in November, 1990, he noticed an interview of a …

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Nico Adriaans

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 8: Nico Adriaans At the beginning of Glick’s presentation, he threw in a slide he considered to be a gag: a headline from an article in the VILLAGE VOICE, entitled: MIRACLE CURE ? …

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The Staten Island Project

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 5: The Staten Island Project In 1981 the marijuana movement was divided between NORML (“the suits”) and a larger group of activists who did smoke-ins. Today’s Drug Reform Movement (the Drug Policy Foundation …

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Dana Beal

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 4: Dana Beal As Dhoruba said a few months later just before he embraced Nelson Mandela at 125th Street in Harlem, every movement needs a “symbol” to inspire it. The final unintended side …

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The War With the Junkies

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER I: The War With the Junkies It never would have happened if Tom Forcade hadn’t shot himself in the head. Forcade, who’d built HIGH TIMES up to 4 million readers by being six …

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