Month: March 2012

A Commentary on the US Methamphetamine Anti-Proliferation Bill, 1999

[this bill was proposd by Sen. John Ashworth in 1999 and was subsequently passed without the controversial clause discussed below – Nick, Jan 2001] In 1980s Britain, the government of Margaret Thatcher found itself wanting to pass into law some incredibly restrictive legal measures. And, concerned that citizens might, not unreasonably, start quoting George Orwell’s 1984 in the face of asset seizure…

Member of the Bwiti religion seeks penfriends

  Marie Madeleine Ngandi Bessala, a member of the Bwiti religion from Yaounde, Cameroun, would like to correspond with French-speaking persons with an interest in The Bwiti and the world at large. Please write to: Mlle Marie Madeleine Ngandi Bessala s/c Mr Elouna Pierre BP 1634 CRTV Yaounde Cameroun tel/fax +237 31.97.88 Mlle Marie Madeleine Ngandi Bessala, une femme Bwitiste…

Ibogaine: Complex Pharmacokinetics, Concerns for Safety, and Preliminary Efficacy Measures

(Reprinted from Neurobiological Mechanisms of Drugs of Abuse, Volume 914 of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, September 2000 – Ann N Y Acad Sci 2000;914:394-401)   DEBORAH C. MASH,a,b,h CRAIG A. KOVERA,o JOHN PABLO,o RACHEL F. TYNDALE,c FRANK D. ERVIN,d IZBEN C. WILLIAMS,e EDWARD G. SINGLETON,f AND MANNY MAYORg Departments of aNeurology, bPharmacology, and gMedicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA cCentre for…