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A tower that spells out “library” in bar code will greet visitors to the city’s new Central & Unser — Patrick J. Baca Library, which opens April 18. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

New library on West Side opens in 1 week

Albuquerque’s newest public library – the first to be built in 17 years – debuts next week on the West Side.

The hallucinogenic tea known as hoasca or ayahuasca is brewed from a vine and the leaves of a bush from the Amazon basin in South America. (Courtesy of Terpsichore/WikiCommons)

Hoasca, source of SF legal fight, is trendy topic around the world

While litigation has continued for years over a temple planned southeast of Santa Fe by a church group that uses a hallucinogenic tea from the Amazon as a sacrament, there’s been an explosion of international interest in the brew, usually known as hoasca or ayahuasca.