LSD Archive Has Been on a Long, Strange Trip

Roger Liggenstorfer, a friend of Dr. Hofmann’s, says the late chemist wanted researchers flocking to his archive. The current situation is “not really the wish of Albert,” he says. ​The archive’s tortuous path, from Switzerland to Los Angeles, to the suburbs of San Francisco, and then back to Europe for an anticlimactic ending, reflects the…

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Silicon Valley’s Best-Kept Productivity Secret: Psychedelic Drugs

Some people in the Valley and elsewhere have begun viewing these substances as practical tools for harnessing creativity and solving complex problems. A few years ago, Dr. Fadiman started collecting surveys from professionals who undertake six weeks of a standard micro-dosing regimen on their own–dose on day one, abstain on day two and three, dose…

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PeaceHealth Medical Group has a new anti-marijuana policy

PeaceHealth Medical Group (PMG) has a new anti-marijuana policy that was posted about the same time recreational marijuana become legal for adults in Oregon. The policy reads, “Our doctors are not able to sign Oregon State attending physician’s statements for medical marijuana, even though some of our providers have signed the forms in the past.”…

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Governor Of Vermont considers controversial psychedelic Ibogaine to solve the State’s addiction nightmare

But now a bill has been introduced in the state’s House of Representatives that would create something far more radical than taxed and regulated cannabis: a pilot program to use ibogaine in the treatment of substance use disorders. On March 10th, Rep. Paul Dame (R-Chittenden-8-2) and Rep. Joseph “Chip” Troiano (D-Caledonia-2) introduced H. 387, an…

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Short Trip? More People ‘Microdosing’ on Psychedelic Drugs

“What people say is that whatever they’re doing, they seem to be doing it a little better,” Fadiman told Live Science. “They’re a little kinder, a little bit nicer with their kids.” Proponents report improvements in perception, mood and focus, minus the trippy tangerine trees and marmalade skies normally associated with psychedelics. “It’s like the…

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