Harnessing Psychedelics

Breakthroughs in psychedelics are leading to a paradigm shift in well being. How can we accelerate progress and what will our relationship with drugs look like as this movement goes mainstream? 
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Traditional Thai cannabis cooking is back on the menu 
Cannabis cooking has long simmered in Thailand. With the ruling junta’s new drug policies, the traditional dish is now making its way onto restaurant plates.
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The Drug Users Bible: A guide to safe drug use5:06
Over a 10 year period, Dominic Milton Trott self-administered 157 psychoactive drugs and documented his experiences on each one. He then created the book, The Drug Users Bible, to inform curious minds about safe drug use.
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Are social media giants censoring life saving drug research?5:30
The first casualty of war is truth, and that applies to the war on drugs. Some are fighting back with harm reduction and drug education, yet they’re facing opposition from an unexpected source.
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We now have the tools to control evolution. How will DIY biology improve our brains and our bodies, and what impacts will this have on society?

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The case for love-enhancing drugs
Drugs don’t just affect the user; they shape relationships too. And a pair of bioethicists thinks we should consider them for relationship enhancement.
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LSD, also known as acid, is a synthetic chemical that causes hallucinations, synesthesia, and sometimes, distress – the dreaded “bad trip.”
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Psychedelics, brain implants, and the future of chronic pain relief
The future of chronic pain relief could include psychedelics, gene therapies, brain implants, and other cutting-edge alternatives to opioids.
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New promise for psychedelics and depression 
New findings on psychedelics and depression show the benefits of microdosing, and could present more effective treatment options.
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MDMA has long-lasting benefits as a PTSD treatment 
The benefits of MDMA therapy as a PTSD treatment appear to last for at least a year, according to a newly published paper.
Fighting Depression
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I use ketamine for depression – here’s how it works

Ketamine’s reputation is moving away from “party drug” and into one of the newest and most effective forms of depression treatment.

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I use ketamine for depression – here’s how it works

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Breakthrough Treatments
Natural Treatment for Autism
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Cannabis as a natural treatment for autism7:07
When typical medications simply aren’t doing enough to manage their children’s symptoms, mothers like Jenni Mai are turning to medical marijuana. But with current regulations, parents are having to become pharmacists for their own families, and some are even moving across the country so they can legally access cannabis.
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Microdosing LSD may provide pain relief 
Since the 1960s, LSD has been seen as a potential painkiller. Now, new research suggests microdosing LSD may indeed provide relief.
PTSD Treatment
MDMA has long-lasting benefits as a PTSD treatment 
The benefits of MDMA therapy as a PTSD treatment appear to last for at least a year, according to a newly published paper.
The 10 Commandments of Drug Use
drug use
Series | Dope Science
The Drug Users Bible: A guide to safe drug use5:06
Over a 10 year period, Dominic Milton Trott self-administered 157 psychoactive drugs and documented his experiences on each one. He then created the book, The Drug Users Bible, to inform curious minds about safe drug use.
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