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  1. Hora de abrir los ojos: Un planteamiento histórico y etnográfico para la regulación de estimulantes de origen vegetal

    • Pien Metaal, Anthony Henman
    20 December 2014
    Policy briefing

    El marco de referencia, basado en la química, adoptado por la Convención Única de la ONU está equivocado en la manera culturalmente sesgada y falsamente ‘científica’ en que se ha aplicado a distintas plantas.

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    Coca leaf chewing as therapy for cocaine maintenance

    • Jorge Hurtado Gumucio
    30 September 2010

    coca-leaf-cocaine-maintenanceThe cocaine base, or “pasta”, may be seen as a type of South American crack. Its obligatory method of administration is smoking. A primary condition of the “pasta” smoker is compulsive drug-search behavior and addiction to cocaine base destroys emotional and mental balance. Socio-economic maladjustment is the norm amongst “pasta” addicts. Since 1984 I have recommended the chewing of the coca leaf, between 100 to 200 grams of coca leaf per week for the treatment of cocaine dependence.

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