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Guardian Unlimited
Cooking with cannabis: ‘I have a fish guy, a meat guy and a weed guy’The Liberal Democrats are currently calling for the legalised sale of marijuana
Cooking with cannabis: ‘I have a fish guy, a meat guy and a weed guy’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
The Liberal Democrats are currently calling for the legalised sale of marijuana through licensed outlets, backing a David Nutt study published in March. Experts say it could cut our national deficit by £600m, and after a public petition... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
LSD found to change neuronal connectivityderived from a poisonous ergot fungus. The drug can cause severe mood changes a
LSD found to change neuronal connectivity
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 4 days ago
derived from a poisonous ergot fungus. The drug can cause severe mood changes and altered states of awareness. Researcher David Nutt of Imperial College London has focused his research on understanding how this drug can cause hallucinations and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Scientists find LSD razes walls in brain, see Rx possibilitiesand replaced by a sense of reconnection with themselves, others and the natural
Scientists find LSD razes walls in brain, see Rx possibilities
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
and replaced by a sense of reconnection with themselves, others and the natural world." In an interview with the Guardian, David Nutt, Britain's former drug czar and a lead researcher on the study, was blunt in his assessment of the importance of... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Scientists visualize the effects of LSD on the human brainof the drug’s status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
Scientists visualize the effects of LSD on the human brain
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
of the drug’s status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
11 News Houston / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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USA Today
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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First Coast News
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
First Coast News / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
KTVB Boise / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the weekLSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about th
Bible bombshell: 5 most incredible discoveries of the week
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
LSD, Imperial College, London researchers sound nearly as enthusiastic about the drug as Timothy Leary. Senior researcher David Nutt says scientists have "waited 50 years for this moment," in which for the first time, "we can really see what's... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Over 1,000 Leaders Worldwide Call for End to "Disastrous" Drug War, Ahead of UN Special SessionHuman Rights Activist (Malaysia) Julio Montaner, Director, British Columbia Ce
Over 1,000 Leaders Worldwide Call for End to "Disastrous" Drug War, Ahead of UN Special Session
CommonDreams.org / Posted 17 days ago
Human Rights Activist (Malaysia) Julio Montaner, Director, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (Canada) David Nutt, Director, Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, Imperial College London; Former Chair, Advisory Council on the Misuse of... Read more
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redOrbit
This is your brain on drugs- Researchers show LSD’s effect on the mindhave waited 50 years for this moment – the revealing of how LSD alters our brai
This is your brain on drugs- Researchers show LSD’s effect on the mind
redOrbit / Posted 18 days ago
have waited 50 years for this moment – the revealing of how LSD alters our brain biology,” added Professor David Nutt, the senior researcher on the study as well as the chair in neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial. “For the first... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Oregon and World Leaders Call for End to “Disastrous” Drug War, Ahead of UN Special SessionHuman Rights Activist (Malaysia) Julio Montaner, Director, British Columbia Ce
Oregon and World Leaders Call for End to “Disastrous” Drug War, Ahead of UN Special Session
The Source Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Human Rights Activist (Malaysia) Julio Montaner, Director, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (Canada) David Nutt, Director, Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, Imperial College London; Former Chair, Advisory Council on the Misuse of... Read more
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examiner.com
LSD brain scans suggest possible music, drug benefit? Retro 'In a gadda da vida'was done "as part of a series of studies that are examining how the drug causes
LSD brain scans suggest possible music, drug benefit? Retro 'In a gadda da vida'
examiner.com / Posted 18 days ago
was done "as part of a series of studies that are examining how the drug causes its characteristic hallucinogenic effects." David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London suggested that ultimately, the drug LSD (lysergic acid... Read more
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Quartz
The first ever scientific study to capture images of your brain on LSD had to be crowdfundedvideo. Demystifying consciousness, with LSD If anybody understands the diffic
The first ever scientific study to capture images of your brain on LSD had to be crowdfunded
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
video. Demystifying consciousness, with LSD If anybody understands the difficult of studying LSD’s effects on humans, David Nutt does. In the US and the UK, this psychedelic is a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous category, which means even a... Read more
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Island Packet
This is your brain. This is your brain on LSDdrugs such as LSD alter the ‘normal’ brain state is a way to study the biologic
This is your brain. This is your brain on LSD
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
drugs such as LSD alter the ‘normal’ brain state is a way to study the biological phenomenon that is consciousness,” David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London and senior researcher on the study, told the science... Read more
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The News & Observer
This is your brain. This is your brain on LSDdrugs such as LSD alter the ‘normal’ brain state is a way to study the biologic
This is your brain. This is your brain on LSD
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
drugs such as LSD alter the ‘normal’ brain state is a way to study the biological phenomenon that is consciousness,” David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London and senior researcher on the study, told the science... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Groundbreaking images show how LSD literally lights up your brainand replaced by a sense of reconnection with themselves, others and the natural
Groundbreaking images show how LSD literally lights up your brain
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
and replaced by a sense of reconnection with themselves, others and the natural world." In an interview with the Guardian, David Nutt, Britain's former drug czar and a lead researcher on the study, was blunt in his assessment of the importance of... Read more
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The Scientist
Psychedelic Neuroimagingof manipulating somebody’s experience of the world and of themselves.” To exam
Psychedelic Neuroimaging
The Scientist / Posted 19 days ago
of manipulating somebody’s experience of the world and of themselves.” To examine LSD’s effects, Imperial College London’s David Nutt and Robin Carhart-Harris together with their colleagues recruited 20 healthy volunteers, all of whom had reported... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
LSD As a Treatment for Mental Illnessesof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
LSD As a Treatment for Mental Illnesses
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 19 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scientists find LSD frees brain to be more like a baby'sand can better understand why LSD had such a profound impact on self-awareness,
Scientists find LSD frees brain to be more like a baby's
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
and can better understand why LSD had such a profound impact on self-awareness," said Professor of neuropsychopharmacology David Nutt, who worked with Dr Carhart-Harris. "This could have great implications for psychiatry."Volunteers given... Read more
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New York Post
Your friend tripping on LSD has a lot in common with a babystate, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such
Your friend tripping on LSD has a lot in common with a baby
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
state, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such a profound impact on self-awareness,” said David Nutt, a professor of neuropsychopharmacology who worked with Carhart-Harris. “This could have great implications for... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
This is your brain on LSD — literallyof the drug’s status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD — literally
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug’s status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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Business Insider
Mind-blowing images of the brain on LSD shed new light on how psychedelics change the brainusers have described experiencing during and after their trips. In a 2012 stud
Mind-blowing images of the brain on LSD shed new light on how psychedelics change the brain
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
users have described experiencing during and after their trips. In a 2012 study, Imperial College London neuroscientist David Nutt, one of the authors of the newest LSD study, found that in people drugged with psilocybin, brain chatter across... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
This is your brain on LSD, literallyof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD, literally
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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Raw Story
LSD’s impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking imagesa change that accompanied users’ feelings of oneness with the world, a loss of
LSD’s impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
a change that accompanied users’ feelings of oneness with the world, a loss of personal identity called “ego dissolution”. David Nutt, the government’s former drugs advisor, professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, and... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a babystate, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such
Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a baby
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
state, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such a profound impact on self-awareness," said David Nutt, a professor of neuropsychopharmacology who worked with Carhart-Harris. "This could have great implications for... Read more
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iol.co.za
How LSD mimics the mind of a babystate, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such
How LSD mimics the mind of a baby
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
state, and can better understand why LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) had such a profound impact on self-awareness,” said David Nutt, a professor of neuropsychopharmacology who worked with Carhart-Harris. “This could have great implications for... Read more
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The New Statesman
Straight out of Wodehouse: could Boris Johnson be a Roderick Spode disguised as a Bertie Wooster?not to deprive patients in need of appropriate treatment, they should be moved
Straight out of Wodehouse: could Boris Johnson be a Roderick Spode disguised as a Bertie Wooster?
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
not to deprive patients in need of appropriate treatment, they should be moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2,” she said. David Nutt, the former chief government drug advisor, also worked on the research and told journalists that the work is “the... Read more
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The New Statesman
The acid test: for the first time, we know what the brain on LSD actually looks likenot to deprive patients in need of appropriate treatment, they should be moved
The acid test: for the first time, we know what the brain on LSD actually looks like
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
not to deprive patients in need of appropriate treatment, they should be moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2,” she said. David Nutt, the former chief government drug advisor, also worked on the research and told journalists that the work is “the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
This is your brain on LSD, literallyof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD, literally
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
This is your brain on LSD, literallyof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD, literally
KSPR Springfield / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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News 8000
This is your brain on LSD, literallyof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD, literally
News 8000 / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
This is your brain on LSD, literallyof the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders,
This is your brain on LSD, literally
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 20 days ago
of the drug's status, particularly its use for treating psychiatric disorders, alcoholism and depression. Professor David Nutt, former chairman of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and senior researcher on the study, has long... Read more
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