ayahuasca

DEA Exempts Ayahuasca Import, Religious Use for Arizona Church

An Arizona-based nonprofit has reached the first federal settlement that will exempt ayahuasca from the United States Controlled Substances Act…

April 29, 2024

“Get on Your Knees”—Alberta Cops Raid Home Over Ayahuasca Delivery

On February 8, Chad Gillies, a specialty welder in Calgary, Alberta, opened his door to what appeared to be a…

March 20, 2024

How DMT Generates “Novel Worlds” of Experience

A new study may give us the most detailed understanding yet of how psychedelic drugs affect our brains. Using brain…

March 24, 2023

Colorado’s Legal-Psilocybin Plan “Wide Open” as Gov. Appoints Board

Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) has appointed a committee that's responsible for studying psychedelic therapy and helping to make it…

February 1, 2023

A Peruvian Shaman Talks Ayahuasca, Healing and Tourism

Isasina is a member of the Shipibo-Conibo, an Indigenous nation centered in Peru’s Ucayali River region. He is also an…

November 18, 2022

A Full Moon in the Amazon: My Ayahuasca Experience

In April 2021, I visited Pucallpa in the Amazon region of Peru. The city of 300,000 sits on the hot…

November 18, 2022

Can Ayahuasca Help to Heal Refugees’ Trauma?

A new study will seek to discover if ayahuasca is effective at helping a group of Middle Eastern and North…

August 18, 2022