magic mushrooms

Shrooms

People Are Hungry for Shroom Legalization, and the Money to Fund It Is Growing

A lobbying group called "SPORE." A "psychedelic caucus" in Congress that includes AOC. And lots of cash.
Alex Norcia
8.1.19
psychedelics

If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change

Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.
Shayla Love
6.27.19
psychedelics

Oakland Just Decriminalized 'shrooms to Restore the Community's "Relationship to Nature"

It will also allow police to focus their resources elsewhere, said the councilman who introduced the resolution.
Trone Dowd
6.5.19
psychedelics

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalized the drug, and Oakland could be next.
Harry Cheadle
5.28.19
psychedelics

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.
Alex Norcia
5.9.19
psychedelics

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."
Donovan Farley
4.1.19
This Week in Science

Having Frequent, Terrifying Dreams Could Mean You Have Nightmare Disorder

This week in science: A lot of people don't feel much when they take CBD, the effects of microdosing, and what goes on in the brains of people with nightmare disorder.
Shayla Love
3.1.19
psychedelics

Taking Ketamine Can Feel a Lot Like a Near-Death Experience

"It can generate a sense of detachment from the body and the self and, at higher doses, a full-blown dissociative experience."
Shayla Love
2.12.19
Drugs

'Kitty Flipping' and the Psychonaut Obsession with Mixing Drugs

Combining drugs is never a good idea, but that doesn't stop a lot of people from doing it.
James Nolan
2.8.19
Drugs

Magic mushrooms are one step closer to decriminalization in Denver and Oregon

Marijuana-friendly hubs like Denver and Oregon could finally have a shot at decriminalizing psilocybin.
Emma Ockerman
12.6.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's December Issue

Our magic mushroom cover star was inspired by LSD tab art and printed on custom blotter paper. Here's how it came together.
VICE Staff
12.4.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

The Psychedelic Resistance

We live our lives increasingly locked into screen time, distanced from nature and each other by modern capitalism and divisive politics. It’s no surprise that illegal use of psychedelics is on the rise.
Mike Power
12.4.18
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