Pharmaceuticals and Psychoactives | Hamilton Morris on The Mikhaila Peterson Podcast #58
Hamilton Morris is an American journalist, documentarian, chemist, and scientific researcher. He is the creator and director of the television series Hamilton's Pharmacopeia, which just finished its third season. He works extensively with Vice TV and has garnered a reputation as the guy to talk to about mind-altering drugs.
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[3:00] Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia newly released season 3
[6:30] Xenon gasses effect, medical applications, and treating PTSD as an anxiety reducer.
[15:30] How gases affect our brain
[22:00] Mikhaila recounts her encounter with MDMA while on SSRIs (serotonin reuptake inhibitors)
[31:30] Methods of coping with stress during the lockdown
[37:00] Hamilton’s experience partaking in a West African iboga ceremony.
[44:00] Mikhaila’s encounter at a traditional potlatch ceremony in Canada.
[48:00] Ambien’s strange documented reactions with traumatic brain injuries
[53:00] Why some drugs become illegal, and others don’t face the same scrutiny.
[59:00] Hamilton’s thoughts on the need to understand pharmaceuticals and having better experiences with all "drug" substances.