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[Experimental synthetic compound] COMP360 psilocybin

Hamilton Morris will be advising COMPASS on research related to new psychedelic compounds that could be developed into therapies in areas of unmet mental health need. Mr Morris said: “For over a decade, Jason and I have worked together studying the chemistry and pharmacology of psychedelics.” Original Article (Compass):Hamilton Morris joins COMPASS pathways to research…

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[Experimental synthetic compound] MYCO-001

The Investigator Initiated trial is funded by a near $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, making this the first time in 50 years the U.S. government has funded a study evaluating a psychedelic compound for therapeutic use. The recently cleared grant-funded trial is led by Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Matthew Johnson, Ph.D.,…

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[Experimental synthetic compounds] CYB003 and CYB004

“If psychedelics are ever to be integrated into modern clinical medicine, the usage protocols are as important as the medicines themselves. In this respect Cybin is a leader,” says Dennis J. McKenna “Cybin has assembled a faculty of top-notch therapists to lead its EMBARK program, which incorporates a multi-dimensional approach to therapies that enable them…

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Legalizing pot requires GOP support

Even if Senate Democrats unanimously supported a legalization bill, they would still need help from 10 Republicans to overcome a filibuster… The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act of 2017, sponsored by then-Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R–Calif.), consisted of a single sentence that said the federal marijuana ban would no longer apply to state-authorized conduct. Its 46…

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A ‘tidal wave’… psilocybin…

“Why is it that we go off and we fight these wars for our country,” Keller asked, “and we come back with these wounds, and there’s nothing for us?” Rep. Tracy Pennycuick, R-Montgomery, asked the same question… “Right now, veterans with PTSD have a mirage of opportunity. Yoga, service dogs, warrior writing, warrior photography,” Pennycuick said.…

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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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‘smart shop’ for… psychedelics

A small storefront… is bringing a taste… the chalkboard sign in the shop window advertises items… back at home, I begin a week of plant- and self-discovery… what you choose to do with your house plants… is your own business. …instead of the typical variations of cannabis, the shop is devoted to lesser known psychoactive…

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…company opens… licensed psychedelic mushroom growing facility

Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly called magic mushrooms… The $14-million venture consists of two 10,000-square-feet facilities with a combined total of 10 growing rooms that can produce approximately 2,000 kilograms of dried psilocybin mushrooms a month… Original Article (CBC):B.C. company opens Canada’s largest licensed psychedelic mushroom growing facilityArtwork Fair Use: Andybremner2012

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…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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…Burning Man… Davos

The program, a first for Davos… …Medical Psychedelic Series [took] place between May 21 and May 26, at the Medical Psychedelics House of Davos, located at Platzhirsch Club Davos, Promenade 63, 7270 Davos, Switzerland… arriving at Davos amid a renaissance of popular interest… most are still considered illegal, although a number of cities and states…

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