Biography/Memoir

Susi… the first woman to take LSD

She has been overshadowed by her more famous boss, Albert Hofmann, but Susi in fact had her own “bicycle trip” and made her own contributions to this history… even with the few available details, we can catch a slight glimpse of this highly curious, intelligent, and courageous young woman. On June 12, 1943, 22-year-old Susi Ramstein…

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Biography/Memoir

…will offer LSD to researchers at no cost

Carey Turnbull… [of Freedom to Operate & took Compass Pathways to court over patents] announced… achieved Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) standards from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its LSD and will offer the drug at no cost to qualified researchers. The last FDA approved study of LSD in patients ended in…

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Science

…alter your understanding…

…the social ramifications engendered by taking psychedelics have alarmed state security apparatuses, historically speaking… only 26 percent of participants attributed consciousness to plants prior to their psychedelic experience; afterwards, that number jumped to 61 percent. The jump for fungi was comparable. These impacts persisted with survey respondents reporting an average of eight years after the…

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Modern Culture

…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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Spirituality

Oregon 1st in US to soften on hard drugs, ‘magic’ mushrooms

“Measure 110 [in Oregon] is arguably the biggest blow to the war on drugs to date.”, says Kassandra Frederique, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which was behind the hard-drugs measure. It received 59% yes votes and 41% no votes, with roughly 1.9 million votes counted, according to unofficial partial results from the secretary…

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Politics

…legalizing… one species of [psilocybin] fungi

Though the [Oregon] rules have yet to be adopted or even completed… California is expected to pass a Senate Bill in 2022 to… [allow] personal… psilocybin… Original Article (Psychedelic Spotlight):Oregon psilocybin advisory board proposes legalizing just one species of psychedelic fungiArtwork Fair Use: Baelde

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Biography/Memoir

…presidential hopeful

Casey Hardison is… running for president, “This is not a joke… I am not trying to be absurd. I am trying to cause transformation… you’ve imprisoned my body, but you can’t imprison my mind… I mean business, I am committed to this conversation, and I will be vindicated in time,” Hardison said. Though Hardison hopes…

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Politics

Psychedelic… win growing respect

MDMA has yet to break down legal barriers the way psilocybin has, probably because of suspicion about its origins in a laboratory rather than a natural source. But it’s winning greater acceptance. The same can be said of LSD, the best-known of psychedelic drugs. It, too, has won growing respect from users and professionals alike……

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Science

Microdosing zebrafish… shows its potential benefits for humans

…repeatedly microdosed… zebrafish with LSD.… …using behavioural neuroscience tests to quantify locomotion, boldness and anxiety-like behaviour… we [also] found that zebrafish acutely dosed with the terpene limonene (found in citrus fruit peels and cannabis) and myrcene (found in cannabis and hops), showed a significant reduction in anxiety-like behaviour… [with terpene limonene & myrcene] no negative…

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