Tag: prohibition

The last free words of a cannabis prisoner

Hilary Agro , May 11th, 2022


My friend Daniel Muessig went to prison today. A former criminal defense attorney himself, he sold cannabis in Pennsylvania, a state where it’s legal. But it’s still illegal…


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Alkoholverbot im Islam – eine westliche Erfindung? Das Beispiel der Türkei

Elife Biçer-Deveci , April 15th, 2020


Die „Alkoholfrage“ war in der Türkei seit dem Ersten Weltkrieg umstritten – und ist es heute wieder. Obwohl Alkoholgegner mit der „islamischen Tradition“ argumentieren, um ein Verbot durchzusetzen,…


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Investigating the Untethered Journey between Psychedelic Science, Medicine, and Drug Scheduling with Hamilton Morris

Gamwell , February 15th, 2017


Psychedelia is the culture and experiences of psychedelic substances. Where did all the research on psychedelic drugs go? Could psychedelics be used in psychotherapy? How are hallucinogenic drugs…


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Why abstinence-only drug education doesn’t work—in fact, it backfires spectacularly.

Hilary Agro , March 21st, 2016


I talked to a lot of middle-class recreational drug users for my research. None of them had any idea when they were younger that they’d end up dropping…


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