Inside scientists’ efforts to capture the benefits of psychedelics without the trip.
A series of clinical trials using MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms represent a resurrection of promising research abandoned in the 1960s.
Four Veterans Affairs clinicians, frustrated with existing treatments for addiction and PTSD, have turned to drugs the government still deems illegal.
Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison.
Most travelers descending on Zihuatanejo are unaware of the resort city’s storied past with the apostle of psychedelic drugs, and his experiments in consciousness expansion.
The chemical derived from psychedelic mushrooms helped alleviate symptoms of depression and generated detectable neural responses that lasted weeks.
Several psychedelic drugs are touted as effective treatments for drug and alcohol abuse. But psilocybin combined with therapy is emerging as the most effective.
In a sign of unintended consequences of the psychedelic resurgence, scientists say that the Sonoran desert toad is at risk of population collapse.
Thanks to legal loopholes and a patchwork of compelling research, businesses like Nushama in New York City are writing the rules as they go.
Scientists are split over whether the benefits some microdosers experience are a placebo effect or something more.
Under the leadership of the founder’s grandsons, the company has become a big financial backer of efforts to loosen government restrictions on illegal drugs.
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Lawmakers find it hard to “just say no” to combat veterans seeking support for drug decriminalization efforts gaining traction around the country.
For more than a decade, the British producer’s muscle and grace made him a festival favorite. His new album, “Music for Psychedelic Therapy,” takes an unexpectedly quiet turn.
The once-taboo drug has been repurposed to treat depression and is even available for delivery. But how safe is it?
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