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Overview Hallucinogens have the ability to cause changes in a person’s perception of reality Before, plants and fungi with these hallucinogenic substances were abused Examples of such substances are LSD and PCP (aka Angel Dust)
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History Of Hallucinogens In Pre-Colombian Mexico, Aztecs used paste from a hallucinogenic flower These drugs were also considered to play a role in the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts as a cause of the deeds of the alleged “witches” The first synthetic hallucinogen (LSD) was found in 1938 by Sandoz laboratories when searching for a new ergot-derived analeptic agent
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LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) One of the major drugs making up hallucinogens Derived from ergot (fungus) After it was accidentally discovered in 1938, Sandoz began to market it as Delysid The CIA also conducted human experiments using LSD testing its use as an interrogation tool and mind-control agent 1966: Federal gov’t banned LSD
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