'How to Change Your Mind': Is there room for psychedelics in the modern world?

In 2009, David Nutt, a professor at the University of Bristol and chair of Britain’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, declared that using LSD or Ecstasy was “of course” less harmful than consuming alcohol or riding a horse.

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