On the verge of a popular culture tipping level, Psychedelica Lex now serves because the preeminent authorized guide for people and organizations with a vested or rising curiosity in psychedelics and entheogens.
“I’ve seen plenty of texts by medical doctors, psychologists, anthropologists and enthusiasts exploring the use of psychedelics. And there are shelves of books about criminal defense”
Authored by Gary Smith, a veteran hashish lawyer and common counsel to the nation’s oldest non-Native American peyote church, Psychedelica Lex provides an unprecedented examination of the authorized features of psychedelics whereas offering notable context of historical past, archaeology, anthropology, biology, faith and spirituality. Chapters span:
- International drug legal guidelines and treaties
- Controlled Substances Act
- Pure Food and Drug Act
- Food Drug and Cosmetics Act
- Federal Analogue Act
- Preemption doctrine
- IRS Code 280E
- First Amendment
- Clinical trials
- Lobbying and public initiatives
- Future outlook
“While psychedelics have been widely used throughout human history, they’ve been admonished in recent decades as part of international stands against drugs,” Smith says. “As cannabis goes mainstream, more people are taking a fresh look at psychedelics, reevaluating their medical, psychological and spiritual uses. The public dialogue is clearly shifting.”
At the forefront of hashish regulation in Arizona, Smith leads the hashish and hemp follow at Guidant Law in Phoenix. He is usually known as upon by authorized organizations, skilled associations and the media to share his experience on ethics, agreements, litigation and different key points spurred by hashish laws and analysis. Incorporating learnings from his hashish follow, Smith is establishing himself as a authorized authority in psychedelics.
“I’ve seen plenty of texts by medical doctors, psychologists, anthropologists and enthusiasts exploring the use of psychedelics. And there are shelves of books about criminal defense,” he says. “However, I found nothing that anticipated taking these substances out of prohibition and through legal limbo. This gap in public knowledge fueled my desire to write Psychedelica Lex.”
Written for each authorized and non-legal practitioners, Psychedelica Lex is stuffed with invaluable, well timed info for fanatics, lobbyists, policymakers, lawmakers, advocacy teams, physicians, non secular leaders and enterprise professionals.
The book is available on Amazon in each paperback and Kindle codecs.
About Gary Smith, Esq.
Gary Smith is an lawyer, arbitrator and founding member of Guidant Law Firm, main the hashish/hemp follow. He can also be a founding director and present president of the Arizona Cannabis Bar Association and board member of the Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce. He served as amici counsel on the Arizona Supreme Court case that restored authorized standing of hashish extracts and concentrates. Additionally, he serves as common counsel to the Peyote Way Church of God, a non-sectarian, multicultural, experiential, Peyotist group positioned in southeastern Arizona.
Smith is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and licensed to follow regulation in Arizona, Colorado, New York and North Carolina, in addition to numerous federal jurisdictions.