Spirituality

Ayahuasca: The lawyer fighting for those who take the hallucinogenic drug for religious reasons

J. Hamilton Hudson, a lawyer based in the US, and ayahuasca advocate which is dedicated to protecting those who use the drug for religious reasons, and counsels those who are concerned about crackdowns.

Ayahuasca can be used positively when it is used as a sacrament. That is, used for divine communion within the context of an institutionalised ritual with a framework for integration. There are some other ways ayahuasca can be used positively, too, like in the treatment of depression. In fact, there are a lot of ways ayahuasca can be used positively…The right legislation enables people to use ayahuasca for religious ceremonies, but it sets the standard so that people are not doing shoddy, chaotic, and sloppy ceremonies without frameworks for integration.

Original Article (The Independent):
Ayahuasca: The lawyer fighting for those who take the hallucinogenic drug for religious reasons
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