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Kicking Heroin with an Ibogaine Ceremony

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Heroin is the most addictive drug on earth, and some people will do anything to kick the habit. Enter Ibogaine, a drug made out of the African iboga root, whose intense, hallucinogenic properties make it a type-A felony drug. But many swear it's the most effective way to kick heroin addiction—especially when combined with a voodoo-type ritual that involves face paint and chanting.

Shane Smith

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