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    Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) falls within a drug classification known as hallucinogens, which alter and distort perception. While not addictive, it can lead to anxiety, delusions, and paranoia. LSD can only be produced in laboratory settings, but its main ingredient is ergot, a naturally occurring fungus on some grains, classifying it as a semisynthetic drug. LSD lacks color and smell, but has a slightly bitter taste; it can be absorbed through the skin, taken orally when placed on blotter papers or an assortment of edible objects, or even through the eye when in gelatin form. The drug’s ability to alter and distort perception is due to its manipulation of serotonin, a chemical that relays messages through the brain when released, known as a neurotransmitter (Quigley) (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide 2010) (Schindler, Emmanuelle A. D., John A. Harvey, and Vincent J. Aloyo).…

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    LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide, is an extremely potent hallucinogen and goes by many other names, such as, acid, blotters, trips, and many other nicknames. It was first created in the year 1938 and has been a well known drug since. The main effects of this drug cause hallucinations and trips. The drug LSD is manufactured from an ergot called lysergic acid. It was discovered in 1938 in a fungus that on rye and other grains. It is produced in crystalline form and then is mixed with excipients…

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    Hofmann, “he was searching for a headache remedy, created a new compound called D-lysergic acid diethylamide(LSD)”(Berger 61). LSD is a colorless, tasteless and odorless liquid or tablet that is ingested once it is ingested the effects of LSD will start to appear in forty minutes to an hour and thirty minutes. The effect of LSD will and can remain present in your system for up to twelve hours or more. The effect of LSD take so long to kick in and leave you system because it has to gradually work…

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    childbirth was the first product created from this parasite. However, this discovery was not beneficial in the later years once the sideeffects of uterine spasms and dangers to the child started to be noticed and taken into according, but this negative outbreak quickly became irrelevant once W. A. Jacobs and L.C. Craig of the Rockefeller Institute of New York succeeded in isolating and characterizing the nucleus common to all ergot alkaloids, later naming it “lysergic acid” (May 1998). Albert…

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    Psyched For a Psychedelic Years of psychotherapy can be replaced easily with a shocking substance, LSD. Researchers have been testing for possible therapeutic properties of the mind bending drug for years. The question now is should LSD be legalized for its groundbreaking health benefits or is human nature too dangerous for the potent drug. My answer is definitely, one take of LSD could have a stronger effect than a year of therapy. Doctors, Pharmacists, and users of the drug have provided well…

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    increase the risk of cancer. In 2014 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older that they tried alcohol at some point in their life. In the past year 56.9 percent reported that they had alcohol in the past month it is consumed worldwide by most people that’s why the percentage of alcohol being consumed are going up. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated 136.8 million drinkers in 2013. That means some of the population in the united states have consumed alcohol within the last 30 days…

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    Dissociative Drugs?" stated) Types of hallucinogens include, PCP, LSD, ketamine, and psilocybin. PCP or phencyclidine, was created in the 1950s for a general surgical anesthetic. (“What Are Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs?") LSD, d-lysergic acid diethylamide or commonly known as acid, it is one of the most mood and perception altering hallucinogenic drugs. (“What Are Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs?" stated) It is a clear or white, odorless, water soluble material synthesized from…

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    Illegal drugs have been part of our culture for quite some time. Although many drugs are illegal, they still manage to get used and abused by addicts. Most drugs that are now illegal were once legal and prescribed to people for medical purposes. For instance, Methamphetamine was once used as an anti-sleeping aid and a weight loss supplement and LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) was used to support sick people’s breathing. These drugs were declared illegal once people found out the effects of the…

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    During 1938 in Switzerland, a man by the name of Dr. Albert Hofmann, discovered Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in the pharmaceutical-chemical department of Sandoz Laboratories. Hoffman hoped that this drug could be used to stimulate circulation and respiration, though this idea fortunately failed. He soon had forgotten about the new found drug, and didn’t utilize it for the next five years. In 1943, he continued to observe the drug, and by accidentally ingesting LSD he later experienced some…

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    Throughout history the US media has unfairly portrayed psychedelic drugs, the counterculture, and philosophies behind them. Psychedelic drugs have been not only misportrayed and lied about, but the work of many successful scientists has been ignored because of the bad stigma behind psychedelic drugs. We will explore how psychedelic drugs can benefit society and help many people. Only until the psychedelic renaissance, present day, has some of the media started seeing psychedelic culture for what…

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