LSD medical study: U.S. approves first research of the drug in 40 years.

Is It Time to Revisit LSD for Therapeutic Uses?

Is It Time to Revisit LSD for Therapeutic Uses?

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March 13 2014 11:58 AM

LSD Is Back in the Lab

Will it ever be vindicated for medical use?

For the first time in 40 years, the U.S. has sanctioned a controlled experiment with lysergic acid diethylamide, better known as LSD. The new study in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (PDF) is small, but it may prove to be a milestone in reconsidering the therapeutic benefits of the drug.