5 illegal drugs you’d be arrested for using — while doctors are prescribing them as cures
For decades, the U.S. government has fought the war on drugs with squads of police, drug raids and jail time. The prison population swelled, and many drugs were made difficult or impossible to study as a result.
But a new era is dawning in which psychedelic substances are finally being seriously investigated for their potential uses helping drug addicts, treating people with post-traumatic stress disorder and alleviating mysterious illnesses like cluster headaches. While federal agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Food and Drug Administration still place onerous restrictions on such research, groundbreaking studies could prove the medical benefit of psychedelic medicine is large and untapped.
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5 Illegal Drugs You’d Be Arrested for Using — While Doctors Are Prescribing Them as Cures
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