Let’s Get Synthetic

Huffington Post Live
Ricky Camilleri

Originally appearing here.

From ‘club drug’ standards like Ketamine to new research chemicals like 4ACO-DMT, 40 percent of drug users are turning to synthetics for their highs. How are users procuring these drugs, what are the effects and is there any upside to their use?
Huffington Post Live host Ricky Camilleri interviews MAPS Founder and Executive Director Rick Doblin and VICE Science Editor Hamilton Morris about the current state of research chemicals, how MDMA-assisted psychotherapy can help people suffering from PTSD, and how factual information about drugs is one of the best ways to promote harm reduction.