The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a Bush administration plea to keep the members of a New Mexico church from using a hallucinogenic tea in their ceremonies.
Founded in Brazil, the Christian church O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal has about 130 American members who drink hoasca, an herbal tea that contains dimethyltryptamine. DMT is barred under the federal Controlled Substances Act and also under an international treaty.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]