BBC Travel: The Birthplace of Hallucinogenic Science

Summary: BBC Travel highlights Dr. Albert Hofmann’s discovery of lysergic acid diethylamide-25 (LSD) in Basel, Switzerland, in 1943, his historic bicycle ride that followed, and LSD’s influence on culture and psychedelic science. “Research summed up by MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) found LSD and other psychedelics can help problems as different as severe depression, searing cluster headaches and terror of dying among terminally-ill patients.”

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