19-44 Segment 2: “Mind Control,” Psychedelics, And The CIA

“Mind Control,” Psychedelics, And The CIA

Intelligence agencies have long sought ways to control the mind to get people to do their bidding. An author discusses his investigation into CIA mind control efforts in the 1950’s and 60’s through the use of psychedelic drugs, which unwittingly led to an explosion of the drugs’ use.

Medical Notes: September 15, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of September 15, 2019.

Medical Notes: Week of May 5, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 5, 2019.

18-24 Segment 1: Drug Abuse and Harm Reduction

As the opioid crisis continues, the city of Vancouver, BC, has found that a harm reduction approach helps addicts move to safer drug use and eventually getting clean. An author who’s watched the process discusses the controversial approach of officially allowing drug use, but in safer conditions.