Shock the Junkie: Can a controversial drug cure addiction?

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Pangea Biomedics is located in a lavish four-bedroom home in Tijuana's upscale Playas neighborhood.

This week's feature story, "Shock the Junkie," examines a controversial addiction cure called ibogaine. A potent hallucinogen, the substance is illegal in the United States but unregulated in many countries, including Canada and Mexico. Our story features several scenes at Pangea Biomedics, a rehab clinic in Tijuana that specializes in ibogaine therapy. Here's a photo tour of the facility, courtesy of writer/photographer Keegan Hamilton.


Read the whole story in Shock the Junkie: Ibogaine has helped addicts kick meth and heroin. Is it the trip that does the trick?

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