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Mike Pence Is the Real Extremist on the GOP Ticket
Posted on: Sep 12, 2016, Source: The Influence
Here’s how he left a trail of victims in Indiana. For a self-avowed Christian, the Republican governor has done some nasty things to suffering people.
A Housewife in 1950s LSD Experiment: “I Wish I Could Talk in Technicolor!” [Video]
Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: Substance.com
An early LSD volunteer gives a remarkable account of her trip—while she is on it.
The Scientist Who Discovered Ecstasy: Remembering Alexander Shulgin [VIDEO]
Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Substance.com
The man who brought us MDMA just died. Watch him explain in 1996 why he spent his life discovering psychedelics.
Why Our Brains Are Prone to Addiction -- A Neuroscientist Explains
Posted on: May 30, 2012, Source: The Fix
Marc Lewis spent his youth experimenting with every drug he could find. Once clean, he became a neuroscientist experimenting with addicted brains.
Is Xanax Dangerous? What's Hype and What Are the Real Threats?
Posted on: Feb 15, 2012, Source: The Fix
A lethal combination of benzos and booze may have killed Whitney Houston. Is one of the most overprescribed (and profitable) drugs in America really that dangerous?
Why Big Pharma (and the Public) Doesn't Want an Addiction Vaccine
Posted on: Oct 10, 2011, Source: The Fix
Scientists and sobriety veterans alike seem to agree that the addiction vaccine is an unachievable goal, but they also seem to disapprove of the dream itself.
What Do Steve Jobs' Obituaries Leave Out? His Appreciation for LSD
Posted on: Oct 7, 2011, Source: The Fix
Apple's legendary co-founder Steve Jobs said acid was one of the most important things he did in his life.
Scientology's Narconon Rehab Clinics: Are They a Racket Trying to Make New Converts?
Posted on: Jun 1, 2011, Source: The Fix
Narconon promises desperate addicts that they can sweat out their demons (and gobs of poisonous green ooze) by spending hours in sweltering saunas. But is it a real rehab?
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