Biography/Memoir

…keep… focus… in Oregon…

Phil Knight is frustrated with… expansive efforts to legalize drugs beyond marijuana… Knight has ignored repeated requests from Rolling Stone to discuss his donations. Nike has done likewise. “One of the political cartoons after our legislative session had a person snorting cocaine out of a mountain of white,” Knight said. Original Article (Herald and News…

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Oregonians’ access to psilocybin therapy is coming in 2023. What might it look like?

While much of the future of psilocybin services in Oregon remains a mystery, one Eugene-based group has begun envisioning a dream and assembling a plan. Over the summer, Subtle Wind’s facilitator training program curriculum was approved by the Oregon Health Authority, and they are awaiting approval from the state’s Higher Education Coordinating Committee. Original Article…

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The future of coffee looks psychedelic 

Since both Wunderground and Puff Coffee are based in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR respectively… both cities have decriminalized entheogens (aka psychedelics)… the reason they feel confident in this shroom experiment… a psilocybin-infused coffee made in collaboration with Puff Coffee, the new coffee venture of Stumptown Coffee… “As a country, we witnessed OxyContin being approved…

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Patent controversies in psychedelics

The competition for patents is well under way… each company has interpreted the decision as a win, with Freedom to Operate saying the decision limits Compass Pathways’ “ownership [to] . . . the exact shape of their form of psilocybin, and not others,” while Compass Pathways does not “see how avoiding infringing on their patents…

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