The Role of Drugs in Society


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As part of a series of seminars entitled, ‘Society & Drugs: A Rational Perspective,’ the Beckley Foundation hosted a discussion over dinner at The Royal Society on Wednesday 19th February 2003. This followed a public talk involving three speakers sponsored by The Royal Society and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, entitled “Narco-odysseys.”

Biographies of the speakers and summaries of their talks and dinner presentations can be downloaded:

Dr. Kary Mullis – The Role of Drugs in Society
Prof. Les Iversen – Is it possible to have recreational drugs that are relatively safe?
Prof. Ciaran Regan – Are drugs here to stay?
Sir Simon Jenkins – How can society best deal with drugs?
Prof. Gustav Born – Future Drugs- Designing Safer Drugs

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