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Op-Ed: Psychedelics — A psychedelic reality built in to human brains

Sydney - Psychedelic compounds occur naturally in the human and mammalian brain. They’ve been used for thousands of years around the world. Now, 50 years after the Summer of Love, they’re the Next Big Thing in science and medicine.

Op-Ed: Major stash of 60s music at risk, needs to be saved

Sydney - LSD advocate and global acid distributor Owsley Stanley is famous for the Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, and turning on the world. “Turn on, tune in, drop out” was his working slogan. He was also a sound engineer, recording things never yet heard.

Op-Ed: Microdosing psychedelics — Cure for hacks, hype, or what?

Leiden - Microdosing has been around for years, having been made popular in Silicon Valley and other haunts of creative people. This theory is you can have your trip and avoid risk of bad experiences, while improving your thinking. Hardy har har.

Magic mushrooms help those with cancer face death

A science group are proposing that a psychedelic trip is the optimal way to end life. Here a single dose of psilocybin has been shown to increase the feeling of well-being with those with terminal cancer.

Op-Ed: Magic mushroom tests — Strong positives for treating depression

London - Despite bureaucracy, Imperial College researchers in the UK have found that magic mushrooms show strong positive indicators for people suffering from depression. Trials have shown that some subjects remain free from depression months later.

Revealed: What LSD does to the brain

Brain imaging has provided researchers with the first ever look about how LSD causes its profound effects on human consciousness.

Dinosaurs and LSD might have co-existed, new study claims

A new study that analyzed a 100-million-year-old amber fossil containing the earliest known grass specimen found that it contained a fungus much like ergot, from which LSD is derived.

Human LSD research resumes in UK following 40-year break

London - Lucy doesn't need to travel to the sky anymore to play with her diamonds, she'll just need an airplane ticket getting her to London's Heathrow Airport.

LSD relieved dying patients' anxiety in first tests in decades Special

Berne - Terminally ill patients given (LSD) in conjunction with talk therapy reported decreased anxiety, along with intense cerebral adventures, in what is the first controlled trial of the powerful psychedelic drug in more than 40 years.

Timothy Leary Vindicated? Psychedelics mostly safe, maybe helpful

Research published on August 19 dispels the notion that the use of psychedelic drugs like LSD cause mental disorders. In fact, discredited researcher Timothy Leary may have been right all along in his assertion of the positive mental benefits for users.

'LSD is good for you,' say Norway researchers

Trondheim - The use of psychedelic drugs or LSD may actually be good for you, a team of researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology concluded in a study published Tuesday.

No link between psychedelic drugs and mental health issues

A new study suggests that using psychedelic drugs does not increase a person's risk of developing mental health problems.

CIA sued over death of former agent unwittingly dosed with LSD

Washington - Exactly 59 years to the day after a former US bioweapons expert fell to his death from a 10th floor New York hotel window, the man's family announced a lawsuit against the CIA, alleging the agency was involved in his murder and covered up the crime.

Op-Ed: Bath salts — Legal garbage is opening a lethal can of worms

Sydney - Drug taking is a fact of this society. It always has been. Making things illegal tends to promote use, not stop it. Demand rises. Legal highs like the appallingly crappy bath salts are cashing in on the demand and making millions.

Single dose of LSD can help alcoholics give up drinking

Oslo - A new study by researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology claims that analysis of independent clinical trials between 1966 and 1970 shows that a single dose of the hallucinogenic drug LSD can help alcoholics give up drinking.

Johnny Appleseed of acid Owsley Stanley dead at 76

Owsley Stanley is dead. He was 76. Many years ago the '60s' icon of acid escaped to the distant Australian outback, but he could not escape his past. Owsley was never forgotten but then he was a hard man to forget. He left searing flashbacks in his wake.

Canada's RCMP warn about acid Gummie Bears

Cranbrook - Drug trafficking has a new face--the innocent looking gummie bear. The Cranbrook RCMP found a bag of the candies this spring during a search warrant at a drug house and sent them to be tested. The tests revealed the candy was laced with LSD.

Science and Politics at Odds in UK Drug Row

In what appears to be a clash between scientists and politicians, Britain's chief drug advisor has re-ignited a familiar debate by suggesting that Ecstasy, LSD and cannabis (marijuana) are less dangerous than both alcohol and cigarettes.

Mexico allows 'personal use' of illegal drugs

As the joint U.S. and Mexican war on drugs continues, Mexico declares its intention to legalize personal usage amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and even LSD.

Op-Ed: Albert Hofmann, inventor of LSD, dies aged 102

Hofmann was the first person to take an acid trip. He took the trip, then cycled home. According to legend he was cycling during the most intense part of the experience. That was in 1943, 25 years before his invention fueled the Summer of Love.

Robert Hibbs Is The Trippy Toll Troll

There is a bridge in Boulder, Colorado that for a short time had it's very own toll troll. Robert Hibbs tripping on LSD decided that he was a troll that should be on the dole. He and friend Bradley Boville weren't charging much for his task, only a buck p

Janitor says co-workers topped his pizza with LSD to poison him

Dominick A. Rao, a school custodian is alleging in a lawsuit that his co-workers laced his pizza with the hallucinogen LSD in an attempt to poison him at an office party in 2005.

Nobel Prize genius Crick was high on LSD when he discovered the structure of DNA?

FRANCIS CRICK, the Nobel Prize-winning father of modern genetics, was supposedly under the influence of LSD when he first deduced the double-helix structure of DNA nearly 50 years ago.

Disturbing Video of a Cat on LSD

This is a an extremely disturbing video of a cat on a seemingly high dose of LSD. It is obvious this poor kitty is having a very difficult time.

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Scientists at Imperial College London have gained a unique insight into how LSD affects the human br...
Scientists at Imperial College London have gained a unique insight into how LSD affects the human brain.
Imperial/Beckley Foundation
Imaging methods show different sections of the brain  under the influence of LSD or a placebo.
Imaging methods show different sections of the brain, under the influence of LSD or a placebo.
Imperial/Beckley Foundation
A view of Haleakala before it turned into a cauldron of Bouillabaisse.
A view of Haleakala before it turned into a cauldron of Bouillabaisse.
Michael Oswald

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