Ayahuasca: A Strange Brew

Ayahuasca: A Strange Brew
-By Gina Piccalo In an affluent corner of Encinitas, just north of San Diego, a young medicine man named Lobo Siete Truenos sits cross-legged on the polished wood floors of a backyard temple. Here in this suburban sanctuary, behind the gates of a faux-Spanish villa,...

Magic Mushrooms Found To Help Humans

Magic Mushrooms Found To Help Humans
-By Joy Victory, Bharathi Radhakrishnan, and Andrea Carter This may come as no surprise to the flower children of the 1960s, but in one of the few controlled human studies of a known illegal hallucinogen, the active ingredient in “sacred mushrooms” created...

Pot Smoking Not Linked to Lung Cancer

Pot Smoking Not Linked to Lung Cancer
-By Salynn Boyles People who smoke marijuana do not appear to be at increased risk for developing lung cancer, new research suggests. While a clear increase in cancer risk was seen among cigarette smokers in the study, no such association was seen for regular cannabis...

FDA Makes False Claims About Marijuana

FDA Makes False Claims About Marijuana
Last Friday, 24 members of Congress demanded that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) account for its disingenuous April 20 statement claiming that “no sound scientific studies” support the medical use of marijuana. In a letter co-authored by U.S. Reps. Maurice...

Hallucinogens and Creativity

Hallucinogens and Creativity
-By Susan Opar Hallucinogens such as LSD, peyote, MDMA, DMT, psilocybin, morning glory seeds, and many others are thought to be mind-expanding drugs able to increase one’s creativity. Psychedelic, mind-altering drugs have been used for thousands of years and have left...
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