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Thank you, Dr Hofmann. Love, The Chemistry Set

Albert Hofmann (January 11, 1906 – April 29, 2008) was a Swiss scientist known best for being the first person to synthesize, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-11-19


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