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Birmingham to pardon 15,000 with marijuana convictions

The pardons will eliminate convictions for marijuana possession from criminal records from 1990 through 2020 but do not affect pending cases, said a news release. A pardon also does not cancel fines, fees or other costs linked to a marijuana conviction. “Reforming policy surrounding cannabis not only serves our state in producing hundreds of millions…

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Stay trippin’

…used the relatively new tactic of testing the amount of the active ingredient psilocybin in hallucinogenic mushrooms, much in the same way marijuana is now tested for THC, as a way to bring a host of communities involved in mushroom cultivation, decriminalization of hallucinogens and the legalization of all drugs, together. …decriminalization, community and citizen…

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Billionaire investor… shrooms

In the ego death of his hallucinations, Angermayer “finally understood Bitcoin.” Angermayer cited a single experience as having paved the way for his billions: doing hallucinogenic mushrooms… Original Article (Yahoo):Billionaire investor reveals the secret to his success: shroomsArtwork Fair Use: Reinhold Möller

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Peter Thiel-backed psychedelics… brain-control interface… techno-libertarians… who want to live forever… praying for dystopia

Would you like to live forever? Some billionaires, already invincible in every other way, have decided that they also deserve not to die. If you believed that the necessary next step in our species’ evolution was to merge with artificial superintelligence, and to thereby transcend our animal condition and become immortal, what effect might that…

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Capitalism goes rogue with patent claims on psychedelics

Neither Ekaterina Malievskaia (of COMPASS) nor Christian Angermayer (of ATAI) have succeeded so far in convincing other actors in the psychedelic field that Compass has not put its commercial interests and revenue projections before public health benefits and research freedom. This why Rick Doblin (of MAPS) reacted by tweeting: “Attempts to patent therapeutic methods invented…

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How psychedelic drugs are used as a tool of state [and corporate] violence

The strategic architecture behind this renaissance has been, in large part, built on alliances with military, [corporate,] and law enforcement at various levels, [including for-profit corporations utilizing non-disclosures agreements to silence free speech]. A psychedelic substance with powerful dissociative effects, ketamine has been promoted as a template for psychedelic therapy and is also increasingly used…

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…psychedelic gold…

That medical science has made these recent clinical breakthroughs doesn’t seem to matter where the law is concerned; the legitimacy lent by these scientific findings are not reflected in the current legal and enforcement landscape. Many psychedelics remain categorized under Schedule I of the DEA’s Controlled Substances Act, meaning that, among other supposed dangers, they…

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Ethical… plants and compounds

I suggest we all first ask ourselves, “Is this an ethical tool that could really help me to improve?” There are many excellent options that will give you a solid “yes” to the latter… choose species that grow well, grow widely, and grow quickly. Start small, start conservative, and ask more questions than you think…

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Sounding the alarm on Compass’s interference…

Compass will be the same with psilocybin medicine and therapy… Fifteen years ago, GW Pharma developed whole cannabis extracts of standardized CBD and THC that they touted were the only “safe” form of medical cannabis, and hired Andrea Barthwell, former Drug Czar of the ONDCP, to lobby against medical cannabis laws… George Goldsmith, CEO and…

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