A New Convention. Amanda Feilding, Beckley Foundation. Flesh of the gods: Drugs and the Divine. ‘Flesh of the gods’ (Psilocybin) ‘Sacred medicine’ (Peyote) ‘The divine food’ ( Qat , Ancient Egyptians) ‘Vine of the soul’ ( Ayahuasca ) ‘The sacred leaf’ (Coca)
Amanda Feilding, Beckley Foundation
ii) trade and distribution
iii) possession and consumption
i) generated a vast criminal underworld;
ii) undermined public health, human rights, international security and development;
iii) wasted billions of pounds each year on programmes of eradication and incarceration.