Psymposia: Nick Sand, Orange Sunshine LSD Chemist, Dies at 75

Summary: On April 24, 2017, renowned psychedelic chemist Nicholas Sand passed away at the age of 75. Sand is best known for producing the iconic “Orange Sunshine” LSD of the 1960s.

Psymposia contributor Casey William Hardison highlights Sand’s final public appearance, stating, “This last Saturday, at the Psychedelic Science 2017 conference put on by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies and The Beckley Foundation in Oakland, California, Nick showed up for the screening of the new movie by Cosmo Feilding Mellen, The Sunshine Makers, about him, Tim Scully, Bear Owsley, and their manufacture of LSD. Nick’s closing remarks to the audience, his last public words, posited that LSD helps to answer our questions: ‘Who are you, who are we, what are we doing here, are we here to make war or are we here to make love?’”

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