Opinion: The New Ketamine-Based Antidepressant Is a Rip-Off

Johnson & Johnson patented a form of the psychedelic with less research and a ridiculous price tag.

Marco A. Ramos, MD, PhD
J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD
Michael D. Alpert, MD

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.

Elizabeth Brico

The Fascinating History of Mescaline, the OG Psychedelic

We spoke to writer Mike Jay about the drug's journey from prehistoric caves, through Aztecs, Mormons, Beat poets, Jean-Paul Sartre, and a British MP.

Max Daly

Everyone Is Really Confused About What Decriminalizing Shrooms Actually Means

"We left it initially vague on purpose," the campaign manager behind Denver's historic vote told us.

Alex Norcia

Drug Dealers Tell Us How to Spot a Sucker

We asked a few drug dealers how they decide which customers they're going to scam.

Sarah Perrin

Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs

When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.

Michelle Lhooq

Fentanyl Speedballs Are the Latest Disturbing Trend in America's Opioid Crisis

Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.

Maia Szalavitz

Hip-Hop Pioneer Fab 5 Freddy Delves into the Cannabis Industry in New Netflix Doc

'Grass Is Greener' looks at the history of weed in music and how communities of color are impacted by racist drug policies.

Danielle Corcione

When You're a Weed Trimmer, Everything You Eat Tastes Like Weed

The job means you’re removed from society and have to cook with limited resources—and you never quite get all the kief off your fingers.

Andrea Aliseda

For Some Legal Weed Businesses, Cryptocurrency Actually Makes Sense

Despite being recreationally legal in 10 states, cannabis businesses have to come up with creative ways to accept payment other than cash.

Jordan Pearson

These are the Countries Most Likely to Legalize Weed Next

Mexico? Likely. India? Not so much.

David Hillier

The New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Kind of Misleading

Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.

Jesse Hicks
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