Troy Farah is an independent journalist and photographer from the Southwest with a focus on drug policy, science, and insects. His reporting has appeared in Smithsonian, Undark, Discover, The Outline, and others. He is a co-host of the drug-themed podcast Narcotica (narcocast.com) and his website is troyfarah.com
The Pot Brothers at Law Want You to ‘Shut the Fuck Up’ Around Cops
That’s not exactly how the Founders framed the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but it is what Craig and Marc Wasserman want you to do.
Weed Could Make Dogs Less Aggressive to Humans
A new study published in 'Nature' found cannabis extract CBD hugely reduced aggressive behaviour towards humans in shelter dogs.
It’s Official: DMT Makes You Believe in God
More than half of users of the “spirit molecule” told researchers they had started to believe in a higher power.
Prescribed Ketamine Turned These Men Violent, Allege Lawsuits
One set himself on fire, the other had a fight with the cops. But experts say ketamine is an unlikely culprit.
What Happens When You Add Other Drugs To Your LSD Trip?
Despite being relatively non-toxic, LSD is powerful and mixing it with other drugs can be a risky ride.
This Is What Happens When You Take 550 Doses of LSD At Once
Accidental LSD overdoses are not fun. But for some, they can have a bizarrely beneficial effect.
Weed and AI Can Help Us Find New Ways to Get Stoned
There's a lot more going on in cannabis than THC and CBD, and AI is helping us identify new compounds that could be used therapeutically or to catch a different buzz.
The FDA Just Expanded Access to MDMA as a Therapy for PTSD
Under the FDA’s Expanded Access program, more folks can legally get access to medical-grade MDMA for psychotherapy.
Scientists Discover Two New Cannabinoids
THCP and CBDP demonstrate how much more we have to learn from studying marijuana.
A Company Is Sending Cannabis and Coffee to Space to See if They Mutate
Front Range Biosciences is flying hemp and coffee aboard a SpaceX mission in March.
Big Tobacco Will Take Advantage of the Mysterious Vaping Illness
Altria has already used the vape lung panic to install one of its executives as the CEO of Juul.
This Startup Says It's Making Odorless Weed
A Canadian company says it's trying to make weed less dank.