Summer 1994 Vol. 05, No. 1 Politics and Protocols: In Search of a Balance

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1 President’s Review – Summer 1994 – Politics and Protocols: In Search of a Balance Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
2 MAPS’ Organizational Strategy Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
4 MAPS’ Financial Report – Fiscal year June 1, 1993 to May 31, 1994 Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
8 Putting MAPS on the Internet Map Sylvia Thyssen
9 Psychedelics and Psychiatric Drugs: NIMH Update Katherine Bonson, Ph.D.
10 MAPS Forum, Correspondence From Readers  
11 The Medicinal Use Of Marijuana – A Progress Report On Dr. Donald Abrams’ Pilot Study Comparing Smoked Marijuana And The Oral THC Capsule For The Promotion Of Weight Gain In Patients Suffering from the AIDS Wasting Syndrome Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
16 A Comprehensive Clinical Plan for the Investigation of Marijuana’s Medical Use in the Treatment of the HIV-Related Wasting Syndrome Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
19 The MAPS / California NORML Water Pipe Study / Vaporizer Study Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
23 Spreading the Good News in Atlanta and Los Angeles Sylvia Thyssen
24 Plans Underway for National Medical Marijuana Day Sylvia Thyssen
25 New Cannabis Journal: Journal of the International Hemp Association  
25 Volunteers Needed for MDMA Research  
26 MDMA in the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Status Report on the Nicaraguan Project Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
28 Herbal Ecstasy: A Tale of Placebo Effect Nicholas Saunders
30 The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the May 16, 1994 Ibogaine Protocol Development Meeting Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
32 Update on the University of New Mexico Studies: DMT and Psilocybin Rick Strassman, M.D.
34 Notes From a Psychedelic Research Nurse Laura Berg, R.N.-C., M.S.N.
39 Research in Archetypal Art Therapy With Psilocybin Tamara D. Allen
41 The Israeli Opportunity Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
41 Update: Research in Germany Continues Leo Hermle
44 Medical Marijuana: Point / Counterpoint Robert E. Peterson and Rick Doblin, Ph.D.