A Japanese College Professor Allegedly Taught Students How to Make Ecstasy
The 61-year-old could face ten years in prison for showing students how to manufacture MDMA.
A Drug Dealer Explains Why He'll Never Leave the Game
"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
2C-B Is the Drug Taking Over the UK's Clubs
For decades, only psychedelic connoisseurs knew about 2C-B, but in recent years knowledge has spread, leading more and more dealers to sell it on the darknet.
The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia
In the 90s, they were the pill of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
'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.
We Looked Into the Kits You Can Use to Test Your Drugs
Drug checking is part of a harm-reduction approach that emphasizes reducing the negative impact of drug use rather than telling people not to use them—which usually doesn’t work.
What One Man Learned When He Treated His Autism Symptoms With Shrooms
"That trip was like an '80s movie starring me. I saw what my life could be like, without computers and all that rubbish. It gave me the most hope I've ever known."
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.
Looks Like Someone Lost a Bunch of Drugs at Sea, Again
A man tried to smuggle drugs into Australia by welding them to the bottom of a boat. He failed.
Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics
Therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
People Tell Us the Most Ridiculous Ways They've Lost Drugs
"After a night out, I went back to my parents' house in a pretty bad state. While getting my keys out, I dropped my weed on the stairs just outside the front door. My mom found it hours later."
Ana Iris Simón
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