Anthropology

Who’s in Favor of Addiction and Death?

The best kept secret in the world of addiction treatment and prevention is that we already know how to reduce drug use, addiction, and drug related deaths to a mere fraction of their current rates. Other countries in the world have already done so, but the United States stubbornly refuses to follow suit. What’s worse,…

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Anthropology

Landmark Case in Mexico’s Supreme Court Could Pave the Way for Marijuana Legalization

The Court will determine whether the prohibition of the consumption of marijuana – and its cultivation for non-commercial ends – violates the human right to the free development of one’s personality. Mexico’s Supreme Court will debate whether the prohibition of the consumption and cultivation of marijuana for personal use is unconstitutional. The Court will determine…

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Anthropology

The new ‘Psychoactive substances Bill’ – the nail in the coffin for cognitive liberty…

“Under the [adopted] legislation, substances are… banned solely on the basis of whether or not they are psychoactive: regardless of any research or understanding of the potential harms or benefits of a given substance.” This legislation is tantamount to a prescription of approved psychological states: working, consuming, [producing]… the “legitimacy” of given substances has nothing…

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