Dutch Iboga Therapist in Police Custody

Dutch Iboga Therapist in Police Custody

POSTED BY CHRISTINE ALFORD – AUGUST 29, 2012

Dutch iboga practitioner, Sara Glatt, is being held in police custody, charged with manslaughter, after a 28 year old man was hit by a truck on a motorway in March, 2011 and died, 56 hours after he had taken the African plant hallucinogen iboga.

The plant was taken under Glatt’s supervision, in her home, in order to combat the man’s alcoholism. ...

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Beal pleads guilty, but med defense not up in smoke

Beal pleads guilty, but med defense not up in smoke

BY PAUL DeRIENZO | Dana Beal, the patriarch of Village potheads, appeared before Judge Mary Gilibride in Saunders County, Nebraska, this week for a perfunctory bench trial — at which he pleaded guilty to possession of about 150 pounds of pot.

The Yippie activist is a longtime resident of 9 Bleecker St. and the organizer of the annual Million Marijuana March for ...

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Dana Beal news Marijuana advocate in a tough fight

Marijuana advocate in a tough fight
By Paul Hammel
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER

WAHOO, Neb. — Back in the ’60s, Dana Beal was one of the original Yippies — the radical, counterculture group known for disrupting the 1968 Democratic National Convention and advocating legalization of drugs and a nation powered by people and not profit.

Years later, Beal organized marches calling for the legalization of marijuana and helped open a New York City clinic that dispenses pot ...

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Can a hallucinogen from Africa cure addiction?

Can a hallucinogen from Africa cure addiction?
By Stephanie Hegarty
BBC World Service

Since the 1960s a disparate group of scientists and former drug addicts have been advocating a radical treatment for addiction – a hallucinogen called ibogaine, derived from an African plant, that in some cases seems to obliterate withdrawal symptoms from heroin, cocaine and alcohol. So why isn’t it widely used?

For nearly 15 years, Thillen Naidoo’s life was ruled by crack cocaine. Growing ...

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