The war on drugs has been violent and repressive, and its casualties are not just limited to those who use or sell psychedelics. In rejecting all psychedelics as harmful and all native traditions that use them for healing as primitive, we have not only lost sovereignty over our own consciousness; we have lost some of […]
Why Psychedelic Therapy?
Psychotherapists and recovery specialists are harnessing the transcendent power of psychedelics to treat mood disorders, substance addiction, and much more.
Psychedelic Science 2017 is fast approaching, and in addition to lectures and workshops from some of the world’s leading experts on psychedelic research and therapy, this conference will break new ground by hosting the world’s first Psychedelic Comedy Banquet, bringing a dose of levity and hilarity to an often serious subject. Headlining this banquet will […]
Planning around activities that cause discomfort, altering clothes to avoid seams, fostering friendships with people who understand when you cancel last minute— these all become normal when you have chronic pain. When the pain is less, you try to get things done and enjoy your life as much as possible. When the pain is greater, […]
I can’t smoke marijuana; when I do, I have an adverse physical reaction that makes my skin feel like it’s on fire. Strangely, this does not happen when I eat marijuana. My reaction is rare, and the chances that someone else will have the same reaction as me during an official clinical trial for medical […]
If you’re curious about ayahuasca visions, Benny Shanon is a name you should know. Shanon is a professor of psychology and ayahuasca researcher best known for his theory that entheogens fueled ancient societies’ search for spirituality and his research on the psychology of ayahuasca. He is also one of the first researchers to attempt to […]
When you think of Israel, what comes to mind? Do you think of politics and religion? Technology and computer innovation? One thing that should pop up when you think of Israel is medical marijuana, as Israel is taking the global lead on cannabis research and use. If you know your medical marijuana history, this shouldn’t […]