Biography/Memoir

‘We’re in the shakeout stage’: The psychedelics boom in healthcare has lost its buzz as some companies struggle to make payroll

Psychedelics companies aren’t living up to the hype, and are starting to consolidate as a flood of money into companies seeking to win regulatory approval of drugs like LSD, psilocybin and ayahuasca dries up… the disconnect between… federal… lobbying visions and reality in psychedelics has once-high-flying companies now on the verge of failing to make…

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MAPS [PBC] trademark filing…

…patents aren’t the only type of Intellectual Property… trade secrets… trademarks… MAPS PBC [Public Benefit Corporation] seeks to register the trademark for use in the following realms… “Pharmaceutical preparations; Psychotherapeutic preparations; Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment and management of psychiatric, psychological, and neurological disorders; Therapeutic agents for treating and managing PTSD, eating disorders, postpartum depression,…

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Compass Pathways: debt deal secured, cash runway extended

[Compass Pathways; synthetic-psilocybin patenting British bio-tech company]… a securities purchase agreement with a select group of healthcare specialist investors for the private placement of… American Depositary Shares… Morgan Stanley and TD Cowen are acting as the placement agents for the private placement. The securities to be sold in the private placement, including the ADSs underlying…

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Microdosing magic mushrooms with… Mom…

Question: “Do you feel safe talking to me, talking in front of our cameras about this?” Answer from Mikaela: “I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t feel safe.” Question: “As you know being pregnant there’s so many rules or so called rule with what you can’t eat, what you can’t drink, what you can eat,…

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Former OLCC director Steve Marks files tort claim notice alleging Kotek fired him at Rosa Cazares’ behest

“Marks was summarily forced out of office by Gov. Tina Kotek in early 2023 because Rosa Cazares, prominent owner of one of Oregon’s largest dispensary chains and an opponent of cannabis regulations, wanted him gone,” alleges the claim, submitted by Marks’ attorney, Bill Gary of the Harrang Long firm. “Cazares placed herself in close orbit…

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…psilocybin experience in…

Nearly three years after a majority of Oregon voters said yes to [adult-use] of psilocybin [under Measure 109 (originally broad mushroom decriminalization under IP-12 before signature gathering began anew under IP-34) with and opt-out of data collection developed under HB 303 now available for privacy purposes and the additional restriction to psilocybin cubensis species only] …facilitators…

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