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June 25, 2024 Launches New Podcast on Revolutionary Psychedelic Therapies

Miami, Florida ( Tuesday Jun 25, 2024 @ 8:00 AM Eastern —, the preeminent podcast network once focused exclusively on cannabis topics, has expanded its charter to seek out companies and individuals offering the best and most efficacious products and services to support mental health, wellness, and longevity. In line with this mission, is proud to announce the launch of its new podcast, "Psychedelic Breakthrough Addiction Therapy," hosted by renowned neuroscientist Deborah Mash, PhD. This bi-weekly half-hour show will explore cutting-edge research advancing breakthrough addiction therapies, with a focus on psychedelic medicines and other innovative alternative approaches.

"We believe information is power, but the wrong information can put people in harm’s way," said Brandy Shapiro-Babin, President of "We are doing the deep dive into ongoing scientific and medical research to ensure that interested listeners are well informed and not mislead by misinformation. Our goal is to provide accurate, reliable, and valuable content that can truly make a difference in people's lives." Psychedelics — though mostly still illegal — have surged in popularity in recent years as alternative treatments for mental health disorders including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and drug and alcohol addictions. While psychedelics are showing real promise for therapeutic use, they can be dangerous for some.

The podcast's first six episodes will delve into the topic of Ibogaine, a naturally occurring psychoactive substance derived from the Iboga plant, native to West Africa. Ibogaine has gained attention for its potential as an addiction treatment for opioids, alcohol, cocaine and other abused substances. Its unique properties offer a promising tool for advancing neuroscience research and for development of non-addicting medicines, bringing new hope to those who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.

Deborah Mash, a leading expert in the field of addiction neuroscience and neuropharmacology, brings her extensive knowledge and thirty years of academic and entrepreneurial experience to the podcast. She has advanced basic and clinical pharmacology studies of ibogaine. She is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Ibogaine. She is credited with the discovery of noribogaine, a non-hallucinogenic metabolite of ibogaine that mediates some of its beneficial effects.

Deborah Mash is an American professor emerita of neurology and molecular and cellular pharmacology at the Miller School of Medicine, and founder and former director of the Brain Endowment Bank at the University of Miami. She is nationally recognized as a leading NIH funded researcher contributing to the fields of addiction neurobiology, genomics, aging and psychedelic medicine, playing a pivotal role in over 300 scientific publications. She is a faculty member in the Kiran A. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University and a scientific advisor to Cure Addiction Now organization in Los Angeles, CA.

She is Chief Executive Officer and founder of DemeRx, a clinical stage drug development company advancing non-addicting treatments for alcohol and opioid use disorders.

"I am thrilled to host the 'Psychedelic Breakthrough Addiction Therapy' podcast on," said Deborah Mash. "This platform allows us to shed light on groundbreaking therapies like Ibogaine and discuss their potential to transform the lives of those suffering from addiction. Our goal is to provide hope, insight, and a deeper understanding of these promising treatments." invites listeners to tune in to "Psychedelic Breakthrough Addiction Therapy" to join Dr. Mash on a journey through the fascinating world of psychedelic medicines . The podcast aims to educate, inspire, and inform the public about the renaissance of psychedelic therapy for the treatment of addiction. is the premier online podcast network for all things cannabis, hemp/CBD, and psychedelics. We provide news, education, entertainment, and insight into the world of plant medicine and beyond. With an extensive library of podcasts, videos, and articles from experts in the industry, is the go-to destination for anyone looking to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and developments. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just curious about the benefits of these emerging industries, has everything you need to stay informed and inspired. All shows are available on-demand from Apple Podcasts, Amazon, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Audible, and the Cannabis Radio Network App for Apple iTunes or Google Play, and finally from the website.

DemeRx is a Miami-based clinical-stage biotech platform developing next generation addiction medicines and combination drug products. The company's lead program for alcohol use disorder is 8 months from a major inflection point - the readout of a Phase 1b (n=66) multiple ascending dose study. The company is co-founded by a leading scientist in psychedelic medicine and addiction neurobiology and run by top biotech executives (Reckitt Beckiser Pharmaceuticals and Opiant Therapeutics - acuired $122M by Indivior).

Noribogaine hydrichloride is a new chemical entity azepinoindole that fits into the category of novel "psychoplastogen" therapeutic agents. DMX-1001 is positioned to build upon the success of this novel class of next generation therapeutics to advance an oral dose formulation of DMX-1001 to Phase 2a (n=120) for alcohol use disorder (AUD) in Q2 2025.

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