The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study
Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
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.
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."
An Australian Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients
Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at Melbourne's St. Vincent's Hospital in April.
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.
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.
Researchers Want Doctors to Be Able to Prescribe Magic Mushrooms for Depression
A new study out of Johns Hopkins University seeks to reclassify psilocybin mushrooms since they have low potential for abuse and few risks of dependence.
Study Says Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners
Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and “emotional regulation” may play a role.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
How to Change Your Mind with Psychedelics
In his new book, health and food reporter Michael Pollan explores the science and future of psychedelics as mental health treatments.
The Two Things Psychedelics Can Do to People With Depression
“I believe this could revolutionize mental health care."
Michael Pollan Did Four of the World's Most Common Psychedelics
How psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca changed the author's mind.