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Editor's Note (Vol 1, No. 1, Summer 1967) - introduction of the Journal of Psychedelic Drugs

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide: An Historical Perspective (Vol 1, No. 1, Summer 1967) - "In 1943, Dr. Albert Hoffman, who was one of the people involved in the original synthesis, began working with LSD again....One day when he was working with this drug he began to have some peculiar psychological effects which he described as follows: ...  More

Current Commentary by David E. Smith MD (September 2008)


Symposium: Psychedelic Drugs and Religion (Vol.1, No.2, Winter 1967-1968) - fascinating discussion between two Doctors and two Reverands.


Use of Marijuana in the Haight-Ashbury Subculture (Vol. 2, No. 1, Fall 1968)


The World of The Haight-Ashbury Speed Freak (Vol.2, No.2, Spring 1969) - "....As to speed.....They tell me it will kill me, but they don't say when.”


Editor's Introduction - Fortieth Anniversary Issue (Vol. 40, No. 3, September 2008) - "....In looking back at articles in the first few editions ... one can see clear differences but many similarities. As the first journal in the United States to address issues concerning drugs and drug abuse, the Journal of Psychedelic Drugs (the Journal’s previous name) was the product of its time and place..."




Vol. 1 (1)

Summer 1967

Psychedelic Drugs and the Law

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