Misc. news stories
The movement to decriminalize psychedelics has spread so rapidly this year that it can be hard to keep track.
Mary Calkins, May Sinclair, and Hilda Oakeley. They each defended “idealism” – the idea that consciousness composes, or somehow pervades, the universe we live in.
Taking DMT is like putting your brain through a jet engine and getting your consciousness blown out the other side. You’re just kind of everywhere, surrounded by colours, fractals & aliens that look a bit like elves.
Some 33 states have legalised medical cannabis, while 11 states and Washington DC have also legalised recreational use. But cannabis use remains illegal at the federal level.
The FDA is helping to speed up the process of researching and approving psilocybin, a hallucinogenic substance in magic mushrooms, to treat major depressive disorder.
A Congressional committee approved a landmark bill on Wednesday that would decriminalize and tax marijuana on the federal level.
If you stick your head out the window and listen carefully, you will hear the shrieks, screams and howls of the cannabis community.
Thailand is ramping up medical marijuana legalization efforts that will soon allow all Thais to cultivate six cannabis plants in their homes and sell their harvest to the government, to turn into medical marijuana.
A key congressional committee plans to hold a historic vote on a bill to end the federal prohibition of marijuana next week, two sources with knowledge of the soon-to-be-announced action said.
DMT is one of the main psychoactive constituents in ayahuasca. In the latest study researchers compare its powerful effects to ‘dreaming while awake’.
Under new articles in the country’s antiquities protection law, climbing monuments and smuggling antiquities out of the country will result in high fines and jail sentences.
A legal expert has warned British tourists and employees that if they smoke marijuana in the US, even in states where it has been legalised, they risk being barred from the country for life.
That the government will allow a few to get cannabidiol medicine is good news. That is all that can be said. Once more a decision emerges that reveals the evils of a politicised, centralised, deadened health service.
Is it possible that plants have feelings too and if so what proof is there? With the controversial field of plant neurobiology igniting opinions, Jade Norton leafs you wondering what the future may hold for plant cognitive research.
Psychedelic microdosing has gained recent popularity after claims that microdosing lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) can have a beneficial effect on creativity and cognition.