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Erowid Announcement #51
January 20, 2005
Friends of Erowid,

This is it! 2005 is Erowid's 10th anniversary year. Ten years ago,
psychoactive information on the web was in its infancy, and Erowid was
just a spark of an idea. We'll be announcing and celebrating various
dates throughout the year, so stay tuned.

Just two more weeks to boost your donation dollars with the generous
matching grant offer. This program has been going marvelously but we
still have funds available to match another ten donations :

We welcome submissions, suggestions, criticisms, or corrections at

earth & fire


  1. Response to "The Bad News Isn't In": Please Pass the Crow

    A response by William E. White to Cliff Anderson's rebuttal of "The Bad News
    Is Finally In", and a retraction of White's claims about dissociative-induced
    brain damage and cognitive impairment.

  2. Psychoactive Law Updates

    Ayahuasca Not Illegal in France
    Proposed Bill in UK to Control Fresh Psilocybin Mushrooms
    DEA Seeks Info about Chemicals for Possible Scheduling (Aug 2004)

  3. eScottology - Dungeons & Dealers

    January installment of the monthly column by Scott O. Moore.

  4. A Survey of Salvia divinorum Users

    An article analyzing the results of 500 responses to a Salvia divinorum
    survey posted on the site in 2003.

  5. Yerba Maté Vault Additions

    Yerba Maté Dosage
    Yerba Maté Timeline
    Yerba Maté Images
    Yerba Maté Chemistry
    Caffeine Content of Yerba Maté

  6. Constant Commerce: Who's in Control of the Ads?

    A look at the complex relationship of web content providers and
    advertising, through a discussion of a Feb 2004 Chicago Tribune article
    about DXM.

  7. Finding Freedom in the Fetters

    An article about meditation, from a Buddhist perspective.

  8. New Image Vault Additions
    Three new images were added, including:

    Ibogaine Fruit (Sliced) and Seeds

  9. Art Vaults
    Twelve new artist have been added to the art vaults this month.

    January Featured Artist: Jason Tucker

  10. 149 New Experience Reports

  11. Two New Ask Erowid Questions

  12. Books Added to the Library / Bookstore
    Erowid uses printed reference materials to help maintain the accuracy
    of our online library. Please consider contributing a book--see
    Erowid's wishlist--or contact us about donating from your
    own collection.

    We've added 5 new books to our library this month, including:

    Gerard's Herbal
    Southall's Materia Medica

For a more complete listing of What's New at Erowid go to:


Conducts laboratory testing of street Ecstasy tablets (NOTE: co-pay is now $30).

Between Dec 17 and Jan 20, no new results were posted. New results should be up soon!


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