Drug Quote #009: Casey Hardison is fighting back

Entheogenic activist Casey Hardison makes Howard Marks look like a stoner.  He is currently serving 20 years in the British prison system for manufacturing LSD, DMT and 2C-P. He contests his conviction on human rights grounds. As he told the judge at one of his trials:

“…the so-called ‘War on Drugs’ is not a war on pills, powder, plants and potions, it is a war on mental states – a war on consciousness itself – how much, what sort we are permitted to experience, and who gets to control it.”

– Casey Hardison to the Judge, Quoting RGB

His own appeals to the House of Lords and the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) were rejected.  But through his involvement in the Drug Equality Alliance, he continues to fight a wider battle against the governments inconsistent approach to its own legislation.  In particular, against the confusing stance of multiple home secretaries on concerning the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD). He is also involved with

Find out more or donate to his legal fund at FreeCasey.org

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About Caspar

Caspar Addyman has a BA in mathematics, a BSc in psychology and PhD in developmental psychology. He works at the CBCD at Birkbeck, University of London. Before becoming an infantologist he spent eight years writing trading systems in the City. He lives in Brixton, Berlin and Dijon. He never drinks the same drink twice in a night and dances without spilling a drop. Twitter: @BrainStraining
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