psychedelics

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.
Angus Harrison
12.21.18
Drugs

The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival

Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives
Kevin Franciotti
12.19.18
Drugs

Is Ayahuasca Mainstream Now?

The psychoactive Amazonian brew is gaining traction among a widening group of people.
Madison Margolin
12.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

We're in the Midst of a Psychedelic Renaissance

But why now?
VICE Staff
12.14.18
Drugs

The World's First-Ever Acid Trip Actually Kinda Sucked

A deep dive into Albert Hofmann's personal archives sheds startling new light on a signature moment at the dawn of the psychedelic era.
Mike Jay
12.5.18
Drugs

Competitive Psychedelic Users Are Chasing 'Ego Death' and Losing Their Sense of Self

More and more psychonauts are looking for the ultimate high, but some are ruining their minds in the process.
James Nolan
11.14.18
Drugs

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.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist

The local conservation area believes the thieves may have wanted to lick the stolen Sonoran Desert toads for their natural psychedelic properties.
Drew Schwartz
7.27.18
psychedelics

Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream, Because the Mainstream Needs Them

Some experts predict practices like MDMA therapy will be legal in as little as three years.
Katie Bain
6.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Promising Psychedelic Experiment Created New Brain Connections in Flies and Rats

In a study done on flies and rats, scientists found that LSD and DMT impacted neurite density—a promising sign for the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
VICE Staff
6.13.18
Drugs

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.
Sarah Berman
6.7.18
VICE Video

What It's Like to Take Ayahuasca at a Psychedelic Healing Retreat

The drug ayahuasca gives the same trip as LSD and is considered therapeutic.
VICE Staff
5.12.18
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