History Of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
The psychedelic drug/entheogen LSD was first synthesized by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in the Sandoz (now Novartis) laboratories in Basel, Switzerland on November 16, 1938. It was not until five years later on April 19, 1943, that the psychedelic properties were found.
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