Dennis McKenna

Dennis McKenna

Dennis McKenna is an ethnopharmacologist, research pharmacognosist, lecturer and author. He is the brother of well-known psychedelics proponent Terence McKenna and is a founding board member and the director of ethnopharmacology at the Heffter Research Institute, a non-profit organization concerned with the investigation of the potential therapeutic uses of psychedelic medicines.

Psychedelics exploded in the 60s like a nuclear bomb

We had never seen anything like them. We had no models, societal, medical, or religious, to deal with them. Many were threatened by them.