Fox pussies out.
Recently a bill passed in mexico legalizing all drugs
under certain specified quantities. The bill was promoted By Vincente Fox's party, and came from his offices. However he decided not to sign it under U.S. pressure.
There go my vacation plans.
posted by Paris Hilton
on May 4, 2006 -
- Phenethylamines I Have Known
And Loved: A Chemical Love Story, by Alexander and Ann Shulgin, is the online version of the book of the same name.
It contains personal accounts by the Shulgins detailing the chemical procedures used in the synthesis, and lengthy qualitative reports regarding the subsequent ingestion, of 179 different
types of Phenethylamines
, the family of chemicals that
- the active ingredient in
Peyote, and MDMA
- better known as
ecstasy. See also the sequel TiHKAL
Tryptamines I Have Known And Loved:
The Chemistry Continues, again by the Shulgins, whose highlights include DMT
posted by ChasFile
on Apr 9, 2004 -
is a plant which is (currently) legal
to grow, own, or smoke in the U.S.
The effects of this plant, when smoked or eaten, take place over the course of only a few minutes, but supposedly are very similar to those of certain illegal chemicals, such as the late Terrence Mckenna
's well-documented fave; DMT
. The user briefly finds themself to be in a world where the laws of physics, and logic have been subtly or grossly changed - an experience as jarring as the witnessing of the non-euclidean angles described by Lovecraft
... and then the real world reasserts itself.
I'm sure I'm not the only person who is curious about this question - are the results of the ingestion of halluciniogens a self-fulfilling prophecy - the user 'seeing' something beyond the pale that they expected or wanted to see - or is there something more meaningful to the experience?
posted by GriffX
on Apr 15, 2003 -