Mind-altering tea drinkers brew US planning row

Two Amazonian plants used to make a psychedelic tea and a scion of the family which once ran one of the world's largest distillers are stirring up a storm in rural New Mexico.

Environmental activist Jeffrey Bronfman, whose family once owned the Seagram Company of Canada, has spent a decade battling for the right to drink the foul-tasting tea known as hoasca, brewed from two plants which contain mind-altering substances.

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