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…fentanyl overdoses…

Just a quarter of a milligram – 0.25 milligrams – can kill you. For a sense of just how little that is, a typical baby aspirin tablet is 81 mg. If you cut that tablet into 324 pieces, one of those pieces would be equal to a quarter-milligram. In the year ending in April 2019,…

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…Awareness… the implementation of medical cannabis and psychedelics… adjunct to standard therapy… advanced metastatic…

Published in the Journal, Drug Science, Policy and Law, [with authors Rayyan Zafar and David Nutt (who performed the first MRI of a human brain under the influence of LSD)], from Imperial College London, Centre for Psychedelic Research and Neuropsychopharmacology, UK: this case highlights the plausible therapeutic role of such plant-based medicines in oncology treatment…

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Psychedelic… research…

“I have a tremendous amount of respect for the research but it’s a completely sanitized, you know, sterilized subject pool. There’s all kinds of exclusion criteria and so it’s interesting, it gets a little bit more murky when you start to say well we’re going to study alcohol use disorder with co-morbid depression, right, so…

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…forage… grow…

For many mycophiles, psychonauts, and avid foragers, the start of shroom season is the highlight of the year… unlike cannabis grown from seed, hundreds, if not thousands, of unique subspecies can result from a single multi-spore inoculation. …magic mushrooms can be found on every continent except Antarctica. In the United States, psychedelic shrooms can be…

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Is marijuana a psychedelic?

The first is more scientific. Simply put, you decide whether a compound is “psychedelic” by seeing which brain receptors the molecule binds with. If a drug binds with specific serotonin receptors in the brain, the 5-HT2A receptors, it is considered a psychedelic. If it does not, then it is not a psychedelic. So, based on this…

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Psilocybin… promise for treating alcohol addiction…

Alcohol misuse kills around 95,000 people in the U.S. every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control, shortening lives by an average 26 years. “One of the reasons is to prevent it from being grabbed by other people who might use it to get a monopoly and make it harder for people to receive this treatment,”…

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Compass pathways sued for purported theft of psilocybin trade secrets

This action arises out of Compass’s misappropriation of highly confidential and sensitive, proprietary information that Terran and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (“UMB”) spent years and substantial resources to develop. Thompson kept his research confidential until he started filing patent applications “disclosing and claiming certain of his then-trade secret inventions”, in August 2019. As Terran…

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Psilocybin supply chain… production… explained

1. Whole Fungi 2. Full-spectrum psilocybin, 3. naturally-sourced isolated psilocybin, 4. biosynthesized psilocybin, 5. chemically-synthesized psilocybin. Original Article (Greentrepreneur):The psilocybin supply chain every production method explainedArtwork Fair Use: LKaiser1

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