Blue Ridge Public Radio: The Great Power And Great Responsibility Of Using Psychedelic Medicine

Summary: Host Anita Rao of NPR’s Blue Ridge Public Radio speaks with Ismail L. Ali, J.D., MAPS Policy and Advocacy Counsel, about psychedelic medicalization, indigenous plant medicines, and culturally responsible policy reform. “They’ve often been used in community intergenerationally as rites of passage, or as initiations, or as containers in which various kinds of political, social, personal, healing and community work can be done,” explains Ismail L. Ali, J.D., about indigenous plant medicine traditions.

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