Professor David Nutt has spent a career making the argument for a rational, evidence-based approach to drug policy and drug use. The scientific evidence still challenges perceived wisdom on drugs and for that reason can appear to be contentious. In this podcast, the Professor explores the actual harms and potential benefits of various drugs, challenging myths surrounding classification and legislation, and exploring the societal impact of poorly informed drug policy. Using evidence in public policy should not be controversial. A podcast for anyone interested in understanding the scientific truth about drugs, free from political or moral concern.
After a few decades of psychedelic research censorship, Professor Roland Griffiths broke the mould and bravely researched a topic that he himself was sceptical about. What he found…would begin the psychedelic renaissance.
DMT can transport an individual to other worlds to speak with unknown entities and simulate near-death experiences. This experience can be so profound, that often the one undergoing the intoxication cannot communicate the sensation
Combat trauma researcher Kate Pate and US military veteran Nathan Pohl join Professor Nutt to answer the question - Could ayahuasca and other plant-based medicines lead the next generation of psychotherapy?