Biography/Memoir

Roadman Investments to attend Europe’s largest psychedelic conference

Roadman’s dedicated Health and Wellness committee… anticipates that its attendance of the conference [Breaking Convention 2019] will result in increased visibility to a plethora of potential alpha generating deal flow within this burgeoning vertical. Original Article (Yahoo Finance):Roadman Investments to attend Europe’s largest psychedelic conferenceArtwork Fair Use: shannonpatrick17

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Politics

Psychedelic decriminalization bids gain momentum in cities nationwide

“There is a lot of tension right now between the city and the unhoused community,” said Alex Williams, an organizer on the Berkeley campaign. “And obviously there are many people struggling with debilitating mental illnesses, and so the incredible power of these sacred medicines to expand consciousness and empathy can be very powerful in bridging certain cultural…

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Politics

Group that convinced voters to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms goes national

“Psilocybin mushrooms are decriminalized nationally by 2026,” he [Kevin Matthews] said. “And then we’re looking at what’s possible in addition to decriminalization. There is a regulatory landscape that’s evolving out of this conversation and so I think as long as individuals are no longer being imprisoned for using mushrooms and other psychedelics [while]… there are…

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Biography/Memoir

[…synthetic psilocybin nose-spray]

Michael Hartman… has developed extensive metered-dose inhaler IP in the pharmaceutical world… before developing his pressurized (using 134A Freon) metered-dose inhaler IP (patent pending) through his company… [He states he] is keenly familiar with the fears that many have with using plant-based medicine. [His team is dedicated to] strive to have products in place that…

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Biography/Memoir

People are hungry for [psilocybin mushroom reform].

As [Kevin] Matthews [successful campaign manager of Decriminalize Denver, which decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms in the City in May of 2019] put it, echoing a common sentiment among advocates and activists in the psychedelic space, “The cat’s out of the bag.” Unlike cannabis, it should be noted, decriminalizing psilocybin and other psychedelics doesn’t necessarily have to…

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Biography/Memoir

Why a federally licensed marijuana researcher is suing the DEA

…claims that the DEA has created a monopoly around federally licensed marijuana research. …[Dr. Sue Sisley’s] concerned that her study’s results may have been compromised by poor cannabis quality, explaining that the marijuana is far less potent than strains available in dispensaries or on the black market; the limited strains from Mississippi are also mixed…

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Politics

Psychedelic medicine is coming. The law isn’t ready

The prospect of psychedelic drugs gaining approval as treatments will force a reckoning for our existing system of drug control. While current policies characterize any use of these substances as illicit abuse, acknowledging that these drugs may offer meaningful benefits will require more flexible approaches. Psychedelic medicine may prove to be the thin end of…

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Science

Cannabis and magic mushrooms – a near perfect analogy

Famous author Michael Pollan succinctly summarized this apparent lack of incentive for developing psilocybin “technology”: “there’s no IP here. There’s no intellectual property.” Both Cannabis and Psilocybin Mushrooms are naturally occurring organisms. They live and grow in nature. Each plant or mushroom produces its own cocktail of chemical compounds — cannabinoids, terpenes, psilocybin [mushroom containing bioactive compounds], etc… Why…

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Biography/Memoir

The trip of a lifetime: women across the country are self-treating their depression and anxiety with mushrooms

Just as the majority of the country [in particular the women featured in this article] has begun to embrace medical and recreational marijuana, though, the tide may be shifting for psilocybin-containing mushrooms. 1. Amy Jackman, co-owner of a cannabis consulting business in Alaska, isn’t waiting around for a scientific seal of approval. She takes a…

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