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Utah festival educates about power of fungi

Folks gathered over… Utah’s first-ever fungi festival. …interest in mushrooms is absolutely booming – from using mushrooms for composting in gardens, to the use of mushrooms as super foods, to the growing interest in micro dosing psilocybin, or, “magic mushrooms.” Original Article (ABC4):Utah festival educates about power of fungiArtwork Fair Use: Public Domain

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…community can learn… psychedelic…

…psychedelics such as psilocybin and LSD are relatively safe. According to Office for National Statistics figures there were fewer than 10 deaths related to the substances in the UK – not just last year, but back to 1993. Original Article (Proactiveinvestor):Second mover advantage: UK investor community can learn from North America’s psychedelic mistakesArtwork Fair Use:…

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…[psilocybe mushroom] philosophy

…psilocybin… center of an enormously influential movement that was (and continues to be) both a religion and a… political philosophy. …it was no coincidence that dominant political forces opposed such a substance… anonymously published a guide to growing psychoactive psilocybin mushrooms… the source of humanity’s first religious ideas and that entheogens would lead to “the…

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Ethnobotany…

At a time when even used bookstores are hard to find, one can walk into this quiet, magical world of unusual books, make a cup of tea and read all afternoon. The study of ethnobotany looks at the relationship between plants, humans and fungi over time and between cultures and therefore involves many interconnected subjects.…

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…stores are booming as interest grows… magic mushrooms, psilocybin and microdosing… growing trend…

“This is not an underground phenomenon anymore. There are businesses that make a living out of microdosing, and obviously that changes the game a little bit,” said Balázs Szigeti, professor at Imperial College London, one of the most renowned research centres in the field. Health Canada says the national Drug Analysis Service (DAS), which operates…

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…statewide psychedelics…

…campaign… by Decriminalize Nature Boulder County… one-page measure would allow adults 21 and older to possess, cultivate, gift and deliver psilocybin, psilocyn, ibogaine, mescaline and DMT. Further, the measure says that it would be lawful to conduct psychedelics services for guidance, therapy and harm reduction and spiritual purposes with or without accepting payment. It would…

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What to know before trying psychedelics…

…it’s natural to feel apprehensive about an unfamiliar experience, like trying psychedelics for the first time. But, “good preparation can reduce the likelihood of unpleasant effects and make the experience more meaningful and impactful.” …educational and reliable information about psychedelics can help you feel more confident going into the experience… you can also talk with…

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Michigan activists file psychedelics… ballot initiative for 2022

After local legislators passed that decriminalization resolution in 2020, the Washtenaw County prosecutor announced that his office will not be pursuing charges over possessing entheogenic plants and fungi, “regardless of the amount at issue.” Michigan activists have filed a statewide ballot initiative that would legalize possessing, cultivating and sharing psychedelics and set up a system for their…

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The war against cannabis… it’s time to call it…

Let’s face it, for the past half a century the US has been in a REAL hot war, a “forever war” against cannabis, a war against Americans on American soil. Here’s another big number: 545,602 That’s the of number of Americans arrested for cannabis related crimes in 2019… that’s more cannabis arrests than for all…

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…transforming… health…

Much like the legalization of cannabis, voters may have pushed laws faster than some legislatures would have liked. …in the case of psychedelics, demonstration projects could help control sky-high costs. Psychedelic therapy has already received criticism because of its relatively high cost, which can be upwards of thousands of dollars out-of-pocket. In the middle of…

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