Jag Davies

Jag Davies is the director of communications strategy at the Drug Policy Alliance, the nation’s leading organization promoting drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights. Jag worked at MAPS from 2003–2007, serving as director of communications and in other roles. He also previously worked for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), where he coordinated local, state, federal and international efforts to end punitive drug policies that cause the widespread violation of constitutional and human rights.


Legalize It All

How to win the war on drugs

By Dan Baum

 

In 1994, John Ehrlichman, the Watergate co-conspirator, unlocked for me one of the great mysteries of modern American history: How did the United States entangle itself in a policy of drug prohibition that has yielded so much misery and so few good results? 


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MAPS Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Study

Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.


Psychedelic Mushrooms Help Your Brain

The diagram above is taken from a Snopes.com article. It represents a normal (a) and a brain treated with psilocybin (b). Research has been showing that a brain treated with psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms" brain cells actually reorganize to reconnect with previously unconnected regions of the brain.


ARMY ACID TEST

This is a national archives and records administration film file of the army testing lsd on servicemen.


In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.


Great Links

There are a lot of wonderful groups out there who are working to provide safe services in the psychedelic world. We recommend checking out Dance Safe  to see the work being done in the dance community and Reform for information on Drug Policy Reform Conference in Atlanta