An attorney who specialises in psychedelic law tells us why we need to legalise psychedelics, how those caught with magic mushrooms have gotten away, and getting high for research.
Compass Pathways, a Peter Thiel-backed psychedelic mental health company, has made patent application claims on aspects of psilocybin-assisted therapy as basic as using soft furniture and holding hands.
"Shrooms and MDMA made me feel like it was OK to laugh, fuck like a banshee, and see the forest for the trees."
The 30-year-old ended up in hospital with multiple organ failure and fungal infections after injecting a mushroom tea.
The dominant narrative about psychedelics is that they are closely linked to shamanism and have been used in many Amazonian cultures for thousands of years. But there is little reliable evidence to actually back that claim.
A B.C. woman is believed to be the first non-palliative patient to be allowed to do shrooms legally.
Meet Mike "Zappy" Zapolin, who acts as a combination of a psychedelic trip sitter and procurer for celebrities.
Four Canadians are legally allowed to use magic mushrooms for end-of-life therapy. We spoke to one of them, Laurie Brooks, about how it has helped her.
Health Minister Patty Hajdu has granted four people with terminal cancer access to psilocybin mushrooms through an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
People are coming down with a condition known as 'wood-lovers paralysis' after eating certain species of shrooms—and scientists don't know why.