Summer 2002 Vol. 12, No. 2 From celebration to frustration, and back again

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2 Letter from Rick Doblin, MAPS President
Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
3 UMass Amherst/MAPS Marijuana Production Facility: Progress Report
Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
4 MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): An Update on the Approval Process
Michael Mithoefer, M.D.
7 MDMA in the Treatment of Eating Disorders Related to Sexual Trauma
10 MDMA: A Soothing Balm For A Survivor of Sexual Assault
15 Update on Research at the University of Arizona Using Psilocybin to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Francisco A. Moreno, M.D.
17 Personal Account of Mushrooms Curing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
18 Holotropic Breathwork Offered to University of Arizona/Tucson Research Team
Diane Haug, M.A., LPCC
20 Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Heroin Addiction: An Update
Evgeny Krupitsky, M.D., Ph.D.
23 Quitting Smoking: A Laughing Matter with Nitrous Oxide
Maggie Hall
25 Blending Traditions - Using Indigenous Medicinal Knowledge to Treat Drug Addiction
Jacques Mabit, M.D.
33 A Brazilian Ayahuasca Intensive at Wasiwaska (House of the Vine) Research Center for the Study of Psychointegrator Plants, Visionary Art and Consciousness
Margot Williams
36 Ayahuasca Tourism: A Cautionary Tale
R. Stuart
39 Rational Ecstasy?: Conditions of Possibility of Entheogenic Practice in the Modern US
Sarah Hussin
42 Psychedelic Data Entry: Building the Future by Preserving the Past
Brandy Doyle
44 Two in Tucson: Report on Two Consciousness Conferences
Jon Frederick, Ph.D, Alex Gamma, Ph.D. and Jon Hanna
48 The Albert Hofmann Foundation Report
Myron Stolaroff, M.A.
51 Report from the Heffter Research Institute
David E. Nichols, Ph.D. & James Thornton
53 Rosemary Woodruff Leary: Psychedelic Pioneer
Martina Hoffmann
55 The Literature of Psychedelics
Bob Wallace
60 Ecstasy: the Complete Guide - A Book Review
Adam Fish