World’s Largest Psychedelics Conference in History Underway in California

World’s Largest Psychedelics Conference In History Underway In California

No, this is not a Burning Man offshoot but in fact a serious gathering of more than 2,600 doctors, professors, health-industry professionals and psychedelic experts from around the world. Psychedelic Science 2017 is a six-day international gathering featuring more than 100 presentations on the therapeutic uses of psychedelics, the neuroscience behind this research, the spread of psychedelic culture into the mainstream and much more. The conference, which runs from April 19-24, is co-hosted by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies(MAPS) and the UK-based Beckley Foundation. Per the Psychedelic Science 2017 website, in addition to discussing the process of legally positioning psychedelics into the medical field, attendees will share information on how plant medicine, LSD, ketamine, MDMA and marijuana show promise in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and a wide range of other mental and physical illnesses. MAPS, founded in 1986, is a...

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