A professor of psychology and neuroscience at Columbia University in New York who supports decriminalizing drugs recently wrote a book about detailing how he has taken small doses of hard drugs such as heroin.
Carl Hart, 54, who chairs the psychology department at Columbia, writes about his drug experiences in his new book “Drug Use for Grown-ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear” according to the New York Post.
Despite experiencing withdrawal symptoms “12 to 16 hours after the last dose,” Hart still maintains there are upsides to taking such substances.
“There aren’t many things in life that I enjoy more than a few lines by the fireplace at the end of the day,” Hart wrote about heroin, which he said leaves him “refreshed” and “prepared to face another day.”
“My heroin use is as recreational as my alcohol use,” Hart further said. “Like vacation, sex, and the arts, heroin is one of the tools that I use to