Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Lead to a Higher State of Consciousness
Study participants bravely took LSD and ketamine in the name of science.
What It's Like Being a Problematic Drug User at Christmas
"My family had no idea: I drink a lot of Diet Coke and they just thought I was hyper or, when I was coming down, they thought I was just having a depressive moment."
The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals
A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
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This Type of Tinder-User Could Be Psychopathic
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People Told Us the Wildest Things They've Seen While Tripping
"I was floating in the sea… a sea made out of dogs, dogs eating dolphins, dolphins eating dogs eating dolphins eating dogs."
People Told Us About Their Worst Drug-Related Injuries
"I'm going to have to get tooth implants at the age of 23."
Everything You Need to Know About Ketamine
A doctor explains what ketamine is, why people use it to party, and how to be safe while taking it.
Ketamine Saved My Life. Now NZ’s Only Treatment Clinic is Shutting Down
The only health board offering Ketamine to treat depression is closing the trial down. Jemima Lomax-Sawyers, who was a member of the trial, writes why that news is terrifying for patients.
Why New Zealand’s Only Ketamine Clinic Is Closing
The Dunedin trial of the "breakthrough" drug used for treatment-resistant depression has been suddenly dropped.
Rainbow Serpent Showed Sniffer Dogs Can't Keep Drugs Out of Music Festivals
"I was just hoping our car didn’t get searched... I was just going to down my stash if they did."
When Will You Be Able to Use Ketamine For Social Anxiety?
Yet another study has heroed the drug as a potential treatment for severe mental disorders, this time for social anxiety disorder. But there's a while to go until we can take it as a pill or spray — especially where anxiety is concerned.
My Life as an International Ketamine Smuggler
We spoke to a guy who was partly responsible for flooding the UK with the K in the mid-1990s.