psychedelics

On the Ballot: Psychedelic Reform Measures in Oregon and DC

As election day looms, voters in Oregon and Washington, DC, are about to weigh in on two ballot initiatives looking…

October 21, 2020

Ann Arbor, Michigan Decriminalizes Psychedelics—But Cuts Key Defunding Provision

On September 21, the City Council of Ann Arbor, Michigan voted unanimously to decriminalize naturally occurring psychedelics. It becomes the…

October 1, 2020

Drug Policy Reform in Missouri: City-Level Progress, Strong Headwinds

A Missouri mayor recently announced a plan to pardon people with marijuana and psilocybin convictions. His reform follows other city-level…

September 24, 2020

Can LSD Microdosing Be a Potent Weapon Against Pain?

LSD is a famously potent psychedelic. But new research has investigated the drug's potential in a whole new setting, as…

September 3, 2020

Inside the Work of a New York Psychedelic Trip Guide

Prometheus checked into a hotel in midtown Manhattan in 2018 with just a backpack, orange juice, and a bag of…

August 18, 2020

LSD Is Surging in Popularity. New Research Unpicks the Trends.

Far more US adults than previously have been using the psychedelic drug LSD in recent years, according to new research.…

June 4, 2020

The “Queen of Consciousness” Driving Psychedelic Study and Advocacy

Amanda Feilding is the founder and director of the Beckley Foundation, which has been pioneering psychedelic research and advocacy to…

May 4, 2020

Until Next Time: California’s Mushroom Decriminalization Effort Ends

California's effort to decriminalize or legalize psilocybin mushrooms statewide by popular vote has ended—for now. An important deadline passed on…

April 22, 2020

Pandemic Puts the Brakes on the Psychedelic Decriminalization Movement

As 2020 began, psychedelics advocates throughout the US looked eagerly towards the election cycle and other opportunities. Major cities like…

April 1, 2020

Are More Clubbers Taking Ketamine Without Knowing It?

It’s safe to say Joseph Palamar goes to a lot of raves. Since 2016, he’s attended more than 125 parties…

March 9, 2020