APSAD 2013: Beyond Harm Reduction: Acknowledging Psychoactive Benefits

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PRISM will be presenting a panel discussion at the 2013 Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Scientific Conference 24-27 November in Brisbane. Our presentation, titled Beyond Harm Reduction: Acknowledging Psychoactive Benefits, will be chaired by Professor David Nutt (UK) and will feature short talks on the following topics and a subsequent panel discussion:

  • A review of currently prohibited drugs as psychoactive medicines
  • Substantial spirits: Exemptions for the religious use of psychoactive plants and substances in Australia
  • Considering the recreational benefits of currently prohibited drugs

The APSAD Conference’s focus is on drug problems, so our presentation is an unusual opportunity to provide a different and positive perspective.

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