Lucid Planet Radio, Episode 9: Legalizing Psychedelic Therapy, with Brad Burge from MAPS (Podcast)

Summary: Dr. Kelly Neff of Lucid Planet Radio interviews Brad Burge of MAPS about psychedelic research, drug policy reform, and harm reduction as a public health-based alternative to the War on Drugs. Kelly and Brad speak about the momentum surrounding all aspects of MAPS’ work, highlighting new psychedelic research and MAPS’ ongoing crowdfunding campaign to expand the Zendo Project, MAPS’ psychedelic harm reduction services.

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Tune in as Dr. Kelly interviews Brad Burge, Director of Marketing and Communications for MAPS (The Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies) as we discuss drug policy reform, media perspectives on psychedelics and marijuana, cutting edge science and education, and compassionate care for people having difficult psychedelic experiences. From Burning Man to the American Psychiatric Association, Brad has been representing MAPS on the front edge of policy reform and innovations in psychedelic science, research and healing. We will discuss MDMA- assisted psychotherapy and the push for the legalization of MDMA for therapeutic purposes by 2021. Also, you can learn about the importance psychedelic harm prevention via the Zendo Project at festivals, and how to pursue a career in psychedelic therapies.