psychedelics

Responding to the 2022 Global Drug Survey Will Help Other Drug Users

The world's largest drug survey wants to know how you get high and why. You can fill out the Global Drug…

November 19, 2021

Wins for Multiple Cannabis, Psychedelics Decrim. Measures on November Ballots

The November 2 elections brought troubling signs for Democrats hoping to retain control of Congress and criminal justice reformers alike.…

November 3, 2021

Here Are the Marijuana and Psychedelics Measures on November Ballots

Marijuana and psychedelics are on the ballot at the local and state level across the US next month. It might…

October 13, 2021

Former GOP Rep. Endorses Psilocybin Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

A former Republican congresswoman is touting the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics, sharing the story of how a close family friend…

September 21, 2021

At SXSW 2022, Drug Legalization Is Trendy—Unless the Drug Is Nicotine

There’s no cultural barometer quite like South by Southwest (SXSW), the annual weeklong festival in Austin, Texas, that hosts live…

August 19, 2021

Will the Drug Liberation Movement Make Room for Nicotine?

I recently came across a tweet from high-profile psychedelics researcher Matthew Johnson that took my by surprise: “Nicotine,” Johnson wrote,…

August 18, 2021

Why Ethan Nadelmann Has Unfinished Business With Drugs

Ethan Nadelmann founded—and for decades ran—the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), and is without question one of the most significant figures…

July 14, 2021

Psychedelics’ Exciting Potential to Benefit Autistic People

[This article is published in collaboration with Narcotica, a podcast about drugs and the people who use them, hosted by…

May 24, 2021

Aspen, Colorado, Lawmakers Pass Buck on Psychedelics Decrim

The Aspen, Colorado, City Council on Monday discussed the therapeutic potential of psychedelics like psilocybin and proposals to decriminalize such…

May 12, 2021

Groundbreaking PTSD Trial Moves MDMA Closer to Medical Approval

On May 3, MDMA—the psychedelic drug colloquially known as Molly or ecstasy—moved one step closer to receiving medical approval for…

May 6, 2021