Manifesting Minds: Psychedelic Therapy and Medical Cannabis
By: Hugh T Alkemi
Entheo Radio interviews Brad Burge of MAPS about the release of Manifesting Minds: A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality, the success of MAPS’ Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to complete MDMA-assisted psychotherapy research, the current status surrounding clinical research proposals into the medical benefits of marijuana, and utilizing the internet to reach new supporters of psychedelic research.
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Join another episode of EntheoRadio with Captain Hugh T Alkemi and special guest Brad Burge of MAPS in CA. The topics of this episode will be on Burning Man, Crowdfunding for Psychedelic Therapy and Medical Cannabis Research which are all projects of the wide reaching MAPS organization.
Brad Burge is Director of Communications and Marketing for the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He earned his B.A. in Communication and Psychology from Stanford University in 2005 and his M.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego in 2009. His graduate work focused on the political, scientific, and cultural changes required to make illicit drugs into legitimate medicines. In 2009, he presented his work on the history of the distinction between the recreational and medical use of drugs at the Critical Legal Studies conference at the University of Leicester in the UK. He has also interned for the Drug Policy Alliance and has a longstanding interest in drug policy reform and activism. He began working with MAPS as an intern in 2009, joining the staff in January 2011. Brad believes in the importance of communication for helping people develop honest and responsible relationships with themselves, each other, and their pharmacological tools. He lives in Santa Cruz, California.