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A Psychedelics Conference Tackles the Future of the Movement

Reggae dubstep thumps from a pedicab parked in the entrance to the main lecture hall. Psychedelic art hangs from partitions…

May 2, 2023

Feds’ Survey Reveals Which Industries Drug-Test Employees the Most

A new federal labor report indicates that drug testing rates at US workplaces have fallen considerably over the past quarter-century,…

March 14, 2022

NIDA Wants to Fund Research Into Marijuana Legalization Models

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is renewing its push to promote federally funded research into marijuana as more…

February 22, 2022

DEA Psychedelics Ban to Undergo Rare Legal Hearings—Which May Be Ignored

Researchers and advocates scored a procedural victory this week in their fight against the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) proposal to…

February 18, 2022

New Efforts to Make Top-Level Policy and Research Welcome Drug Users

As the oft-cited mantra “Nothing about us without us” suggests, the involvement of people who use drugs in drug research…

November 18, 2021

NIDA to Congress: Schedule I Is Obstructing “Critical Research” on Marijuana, Opioids

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) told Congress in a report obtained by Marijuana Moment that the Schedule I…

October 26, 2021

Bill Would Finally Let Researchers Obtain Marijuana From Dispensaries

A congressional committee plans to vote this week on a bill that would allow researchers to study marijuana products from…

June 7, 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

There’s Too Little Research on Harm Reduction and Youth. Help Us Put That Right.

There exists a lack of published academic research with and for young people who use drugs, including research focused on…

April 15, 2021

Pandemic Is Making Overdoses Deadlier, Research Shows

Nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the first available research has finally measured what harm reductionists have known…

December 8, 2020