The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study
Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
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The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalized Mushrooms
With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened—and set the stage for reform nationwide.
A Melbourne Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients
Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at St Vincent's Hospital in April.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Microdosers Are More Creative With Happier Emotions, Study Finds
We talked to one of the men behind one of the first ever studies on microdosing.
Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics
BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Why Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners
Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and “emotional regulation” may play a role.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
How to Change Your Mind with Psychedelics
In his new book, health and food reporter Michael Pollan explores the science and future of psychedelics as mental health treatments.
The Long, Strange History of Psychotropic Drugs in America
From insane asylums to Lithium and Prozac to a future that may be increasingly about mushrooms and LSD.
Shrooms Could Make Cancer Patients Less Terrified of Death
Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new US studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?
The Year In Drugs or How Shatter, Fentanyl, and the Promise of Legal Weed Dominated Canada
All the ways you got fucked up in 2015.
I Tried to Quit Smoking with Magic Mushrooms—and It Worked
A recent study concluded that giving up smoking with the help of psilocybin has an 80 percent success rate. Conveniently, "Stoptober" and mushroom-picking season perfectly intersect, so I thought I'd give it a go.
Charlie Gilmour, Photos: Heathcote Ruthven