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Seattle Just Became the Largest U.S. City To Approve Quasi-Decriminalization of Natural Psychedelics
The resolution urges police to refrain from arresting people for noncommercial production and distribution as well as possession.
Oregon will license and regulate psilocybin-assisted therapy by 2023. Some health care professionals aren't willing to wait.
The evolution of Pollan's thinking reflects the confusion caused by arbitrary pharmacological distinctions.
"It's like taking a chemical helicopter ride above my life," says psychotherapist Charles Wininger. "Then I can come back down and rededicate myself to the way I want to be living."
A 71-year-old therapist comes out of the "chemical closet" to promote MDMA as a means of self-discovery
Voters came out for legalizing marijuana, removing criminal penalties for psychedelic use, and treating drug addiction as a public health concern.
Yesterday's Clean Sweep for Drug Policy Reform Suggests That Prohibition May Collapse Sooner Than Expected
Ballot initiatives continue to reverse marijuana prohibition while making the treatment of other drugs less oppressive and more tolerant.
The ballot initiative allows adults to use the promising psychedelic at state-licensed "psilocybin service centers."
The ballot measure applies to noncommercial production, distribution, and possession of "entheogenic plants and fungi."
The Decriminalize Nature D.C. initiative has gathered enough signatures to land on the ballot this November.
For half a century, Grinspoon tirelessly advocated a more rational and tolerant approach to marijuana and other psychoactive substances.
Rick Doblin, a leading force in America's psychedelic renaissance, imagines a world of "mass mental health" facilitated by formerly demonized drugs.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is making MDMA and other drugs medically legitimate and socially acceptable.
The long, strange, and unfinished trip of a sitcom-writing legend who turned right after the Cold War, co-founded a podcast empire, turned on to psychedelics, and got turned off to politics.
A ballot measure would create a regulatory framework for recreational sales.
This Was the Decade When Politicians Stopped Panicking About Marijuana and Started Panicking About Nicotine
Despite notable progress in policies regarding pot and psychedelics, the war on drugs always finds new targets.
The Fox News star talks about Donald Trump, the 2020 election, the end of politics, and why he's ready for a whole new reality.
It would allow adults, age 21 and older, to visit official service centers on the recommendation of a medical professional
Nick Gillespie speaks with Viceland's Hamilton Morris about why he's so interested in drugs.
The Oakland City Council unanimously approved a city ordinance decriminalizing "entheogenic plants."
Decriminalize Denver campaign director Kevin Matthews speaks about his winning strategy and the new frontier of drug policy.
Psychonautical Journalist Michael Pollan Says the FDA, Not Voters, Should Decide Who Gets to Use Psilocybin
The approach Pollan prefers will not get us to the destination he says he wants to reach.
The case against prohibition cannot depend on persuading people that certain substances are benign and beneficial.
UPDATED: What Does the Failure [or Success!] of Denver's Psilocybin Initiative Mean for the Future of Pharmacological Freedom?
Majority support for legalizing marijuana does not mean most Americans believe people have a right to control what they put into their bodies.
"Whether you're using this plant for a medical reason, or a spiritual reason, or a recreational reason, you should not be going to jail or losing your children for it."
Sarah Rose Siskind's monthly show Drug Test is creating a world of educated psychonauts one trip at a time.
Reason's livestream with the founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), Rick Doblin.
Tao Lin's Trip details how the author's experience with LSD, DMT, psilocybin, and more blew his mind while making him more human.
LSD, psilocybin, and other hallucinogenics are gaining new acceptance as serious medicine. But what if you want to do them just for fun, asks Jacob Sullum.
The designation could be a prelude to approving the forbidden psychedelic drug as a medicine.
How patients feel on psilocybin has a huge impact on how they feel weeks and possibly months later.
Maybe people who are inclined to try psychedelics are less antisocial to begin with.
A half century after the psychedelic movement came to a screeching halt, MDMA scientists are making the most of a second chance.
Plodding prohibitionists try once again to ban drugs that do not exist yet.
George Burke says taking tiny hits of acid has changed his work, and his life, for the better.
A single dose of the banned psychedelic led to large and lasting psychological improvements.