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February 8, 2020

Santa Cruz decriminalizes magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelics,making it the third US city to take such a step

Santa Cruz voted on Tuesday to decriminalize "magic mushrooms" and other natural psychedelics, making it…
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November 24, 2019

World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US

Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit are commencing a landmark human clinical trial…
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November 24, 2019

A Detox Drug Promises Miracles—If It Doesn’t Kill You First

The heavy hallucinogen ibogaine is illegal in the US, but some addicts are flocking to…
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December 26, 2018

LSD and magic mushrooms could heal damaged brain cells in people suffering from depression, study shows

Psychedelic drugs like LSD and ecstasy ingredient MDMA have been shown to stimulate the growth…
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AddictionMedical Research
November 1, 2018

Brain scans highlight a hidden, “higher” state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a…
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July 20, 2018

First study of ketamine for treating adolescent depression yields successful results

A huge amount of research is currently underway investigating the compelling, and novel, effects of…
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July 20, 2018

Religion as a Product of Psychotropic Drug Use

The notion that hallucinogenic drugs played a significant part in the development of religion has…
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July 20, 2018

LSD May Chip Away at the Brain’s “Sense of Self” Network

From Tom Wolfe’s account of the LSD-loving Merry Pranksters and their bus ride across America…
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July 20, 2018

Treating Addiction with Psychedelics

The psychedelic drug ibogaine is known for two things: its reputation in some circles as…
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July 20, 2018

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Can Improve Psychological Health Long Term

The psychedelic drug in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits, according to…
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July 20, 2018

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Trigger Lasting Personality Change

The psychedelic drug psilocybin (the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms”) may produce lasting, positive changes…
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May 28, 2018

How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan – review

In 1938, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, seeking a new drug to stimulate blood circulation,…
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May 28, 2018

A Strait-Laced Writer Explores Psychedelics, and Leaves the Door of Perception Ajar

Microdosing is hot. If you haven’t heard — but you probably have, from reports of…
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May 25, 2018

A Drug Researcher Talks Michael Pollan’s Book, PTSD Treatment And Trump On LSD

The endgame for psychedelic drugs isn’t “microdosing Fridays.” It’s treating major mental illness. The idea…
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May 2, 2018

Professor Probes Psychedelic Drugs for a Cure to Nicotine Addiction

Despite science’s checkered history of experimenting with mind-bending drugs, Johnson insists his field of interest…
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May 2, 2018

Magic Mushrooms ‘reboot’ brain in depressed people – study

Patients unresponsive to conventional treatments benefit when treated with natural psychoactive compound, but researchers warn…
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April 9, 2018

Psychedelic scans show LSD’s effect on the brain for first time

Researchers at the Imperial College of London have for the first time mapped the effects…
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March 29, 2018

A little-known hallucinogenic drug called DMT takes people to a place that feels ‘more real than real’ — here’s what researchers know about it

DMT is a psychedelic drug that is found in many plants and animals, including humans.…
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March 28, 2018

Lab-grown mini-brains dosed with DMT to study psychedelic effects

Mini-brains, like these developed at Brown University, are accurate and cost-effective neural models, and now…
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March 26, 2018

Final phase trials for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to treat PTSD

After decades of research and advocacy, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), led by…
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March 21, 2018

Psychedelic drugs altering mainstream medicine

The hippie adage, "Turn on, tune in, drop out," now comes with a modern addendum:…
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March 13, 2018

Brain Scans Show First Proof Psychedelics Change Consciousness

Every year on 4/20, marijuana enthusiasts light up in hopes of reaching a higher plane…
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March 23, 2013

Interconnected by Plant Consciousness

Inge Kuijper, Guest Waking Times A look at the recent conference Plant Consciousness: Revolutionizing Our Relationship…
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