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Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs

“It actually starts to rewire the brain chemistry,” one law enforcement official said. “They have no control over their thoughts. They can’t control their actions. It’s just a dangerous, dangerous drug.” Despite the heightened public health crisis, federal and state officials seem reluctant to do anything about the drug, which remains legal for adults 21…

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The users of Novel Psychoactive Substances: online survey about the characteristics, attitudes and motivations

“Understanding the different motivations for NPS use in terms of drug groups could enable more effective prevention and consequently a reduction in harm”. For example, the use of hallucinogens was substantially motivated by self-exploration and spiritual attainment and showed very low levels of addiction potential while the use of opioids and especially GABA activating substances…

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People have a right to use LSD and magic mushrooms

“Scientists in medicine and health have a responsibility to inform the public when drug regulations are not based on science, especially if they violate human rights…” “In the same way that climate researchers have a responsibility to discuss environmental policy, scientists in medicine and health have a responsibility to inform the public when drug regulations…

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Insights into Inner-Space: An Interview with Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Rick Strassman

“Psychedelic centers ought to be established, where the full spectrum of the human scientific, religious, creative, artistic endeavor can be brought to bear on the psychedelic experience–where treatment, growth, aesthetic, heuristic studies can all occur under one roof.” And, as Dr. Strassman concluded in our interview, beyond replicating past experiments. Noted expert and pioneer of…

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