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Salvia Divinorum

Mon, Apr 6, 2009 (4:47 p.m.)

Al Grand closed his struggling travel agency when he heard about Salvia Divinorum, a legal, plant-derived hallucinogenic sold in head shops and online. He now sells the stuff from his home in Vegas and makes enough to live part time in Kauai. But there is a growing movement across the country to outlaw salvia - and with that movement, lots of hysteria but little fact. The truth is nobody has studied salvia long enough to know how dangerous it is. Some research even suggest that it may have legitimate medical applications - but as states outlaw the substance, legitimate researchers are concerned the plant’s medical potential will be never be realized.

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