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For inquiries regarding the utilization of ethnobotanicals, or in case you are experiencing an adverse situation or difficulty integrating and experience, please read this page. For inquiries regarding legal support , please read this page.

  • We don’t offer sessions of ayahuasca or iboga.
  • We don’t recommend centers or people who perform/do sessions.

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Carrer de Sepúlveda, 65 , Oficina 2, 08015 Barcelona España +34 931 88 20 99
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About the Ayahuasca Defense Fund (ADF)

The Ayahuasca Defense Fund (ADF) is an ICEERS program dedicated to addressing the challenges presented by the growing criminalization of practices with ayahuasca and other teacher plants. The ADF’s work is supported by a Steering Committee and Expert Committees made up of drug policy experts, lawyers, legal strategists and renowned academics.

 

Ayahuasca Defense Fund (ADF)

 

What we offer

LEGAL DEFENSE
We believe that the prosecution of ethical and responsible practices is an injustice. The Ayahuasca Defense Fund works with defendants worldwide to assure the best legal defense.

EDUCATION & PROTECTION
In a time of confusion and misinformation about ayahuasca legality, the ADF aims to become a useful expert resource for legal clarity and protection.

POLICY REFORM
The Ayahuasca Defense Fund engages with policy makers, law enforcement authorities and all relevant actors to work towards sensible, human-rights based public policy.

Who we are

STEERING COMMITTEE
Strategy and decision making

Benjamin de Loenen
Constanza Sánchez
Ben Christie
Jeffrey Bronfman
Andrea Langlois
Charlotte Walsh
Ismail Ali
Natalia Rebollo

STAFF TEAM
Day-to-day management and operation

Benjamin de Loenen
Constanza Sánchez
José Carlos Bouso
Andrea Langlois
Natalia Rebollo

LEGAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Legal strategy

Aleix Vila Maria
Alexis Kaiser
Alexis Wilson Briggs
Diego de las Casas
Farrah Al-jarrah
Héctor Brotons
Javier Esteban
Pedro Caldentey Marí
Roberto Castro
Rodrigo González

DRUG POLICY GROUP
Advocacy strategy

Amanda Feilding
Ethan Nadelmann
Kasia Malinowska
Kenneth Tupper
Patricia Chulver
Pien Metaal
Rick Doblin

SCIENTIFIC GROUP
Technical work

Charles Grob
Dennis McKenna
Draulio de Araujo
Luís Fernando Tófoli
Rafael G. Dos Santos

COLLABORATORS
Legal map research, webinars and community events

Bia Labate
J. Hamilton Hudson
Robert Heffernan
David Rance
Ben Meeus
Carlos Suárez Álvarez
Rini Hartman
Juan Scuro
Pierre Tchaikowski
Guillaume Krief
Ismael Apud
Olivier Taymans
Diego Rodolfo Viegas
Miroslav Horák

 

Ayahuasca Defense Fund (ADF)

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