Rally with a Buzz

by Eve Doster Detroit Times — (4/28/2004) Grand Circus Park in Detroit will be abuzz with a war protest this Saturday. No, there will not be a demonstration against American military involvement in Iraq. This particular call to arms will fall under the “war on drugs” rubric. Rally organizer Jay…

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Detox or Die

Documentary Maker may Film His Own Death By Liam McDougall Sunday Herald — (July 13, 2003) AN ACCLAIMED documentary maker has admitted that he is prepared to die while filming himself taking a powerful hallucinogenic drug that has been hailed as a cure for addiction but linked to a number…

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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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NYC Ibogaine Conference (2006)

By John Harrison, Psy.D. maps • volume xvi number 2 • Autumn 2006 The skies were a slippery gray and the air was wintry cold on the February weekend of the 2006 NYC Ibogaine Conference. The chilly weather, though, did not in any way inhibit the fervent and passionate panel…

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Trip of a Lifetime

Sebastian Horsley The Observer — (Sunday June 20, 2004) He’s tried clinics and therapy, Narcotics Anonymous and rehab. He’s taken up exercise and gone through reduction cures. He’s even given up on giving up. Now, though, Sebastian Horsley thinks he may have found the answer to his lifelong craving for…

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Resisting Twelve-Step Coercion

Copyright © 1996-2004, Stanton Peele, Ph.D. All Rights Reserved Reproduced by Permission of the Author In practice scientific knowledge has little impact on addiction treatment in the U.S. and psychologists typically play a small role in addiction treatment. Inside of prisons, inmates are forced into AA groups and programs based…

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Is the Addiction Doctor the Voodoo Priest of Western Man?

Is the addiction doctor the voodoo priest of Western man? Extended version of an article that appeared in Addiction Research,  Special Issue, Vol. 8 (6), pp. 589-598. © Copyright 2000, 2001 Peter Cohen. All rights reserved. For Harry Levine, who invented the ‘discovery’ of addiction.[1] Reproduced by Permission of the…

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Keeping Clean

Thoughts on Improving your Life after Ibogaine Edited by: Steven Anker [Version: 0.5] / [06/19/05] The tough part isn’t getting clean, it’s staying clean. –Jerry Take two minutes and meditate on where you want your life to be in 2 years, five years, and ten years. –Tom I learned this…

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