Four Canadians are legally allowed to use magic mushrooms for end-of-life therapy. We spoke to one of them, Laurie Brooks, about how it has helped her.
Health Minister Patty Hajdu has granted four people with terminal cancer access to psilocybin mushrooms through an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
People are coming down with a condition known as 'wood-lovers paralysis' after eating certain species of shrooms—and scientists don't know why.
When it comes to taking hallucinogenic drugs, context may matter in deeper ways than previously assumed.
As more people become interested in trying psychedelics, spa-like retreats are popping up all over the world. Should people with mental health issues feel safe trying them?
"We are at the forefront of the fight to end the war on drugs," one advocate said of a budding movement.
Don’t expect to pick up prescription shrooms at CVS, though.
To explain his lack of support for legalization, Joe Biden cited a line of reasoning at odds with federally approved science.
Psilocybin has shown promise for conditions like depression. Now, researchers are asking if the psychedelic experience is absolutely necessary to treat mental health.
Does psilocybin have the potential to increase consciousness in people who are unresponsive?
The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.