Sunday, April 22, 2018

75 Years After First LSD Trip, Psychedelic Science is Making a Comeback



75 Years After First LSD Trip, Psychedelic Science is Making a Comeback



Sidelined for decades by the War on Drugs, LSD and other psychedelics are regaining their original reputation as effective therapies for depression and addiction.


 
PUBLISHED ON 04/16/2018
 
7:04 AM EDT


The discoverer of the drug Lysergic Acid Diethlyamide, or LSD, Dr. Albert Hofmann |Keystone/Getty Images
Timothy Leary |Bettmann via Getty Images
Photo distributed by French Customs authorities shows doses of LSD, in the form of sheets of stamps, seized on August 15, 2008 from a Brazilian whose suitcase contained 40,000 doses. The carrier was arrested off a bus coming from Amsterdam. |DG Douane/AFP/Getty Images