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Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies

The Role of Psychedelic Plant Medicines in Addiction Treatment

Psychedelic plant medicines have been used for healing purposes by indigenous cultures for thousands of years, and there is mounting evidence that shows their ability to integrate with modern addiction therapy. 

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Psilocybin

Psilocybin Trial Patients Describe Their "Trips" To Anderson Cooper

One of the trial’s participants quit smoking after 46 years. 

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Addiction News

Morning Roundup: Oct. 3, 2019

Pennsylvania newspapers want to hear about your treatment experience. Warnings on individual cigarettes more effective, research suggests. Former college athlete on his recovery journey.

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Magic Mushrooms

Oakland Could Be Next City To Decriminalize Psilocybin, Other Entheogenic Plants

Earlier this month, Denver became the first US city to decriminalize psilocybin.

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Magic Mushrooms

Denver Becomes First State To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

The enforcement of laws around psilocybin will now be the lowest priority for Denver police.

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Addiction News Magic Mushrooms

Morning Roundup: May 9, 2019

Ireland gets its first sober bar, Denver rejects decriminalization of magic mushrooms, drinking is down in the UK but up in China.

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Addiction News

Activists Want Legalization For Psychedelics

Oakland activists are holding a rally to push for the legalization of psychedelic drugs. 

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Addiction News

Microdosing Study Yields Mixed Results

Researchers explored the physical and mental effects of microdosing in a new study.

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Addiction News

Psilocybin Trials For Depression Treatment Get Greenlight From FDA

The FDA has recognized the psychedelic compound’s therapeutic potential. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted its “Breakthrough Therapy” designation to psilocybin-assisted treatment for depression. By giving psilocybin research its “Breakthrough Therapy” designation, the FDA is expediting the development and review of psilocybin—the psychedelic compound in “magic mushrooms”—based on the results of preliminary clinical […]

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Addiction News

Could "Magic Mushrooms" Help You Stop Smoking?

A new study examined whether psilocybin could help long-time smokers put down their butts for good.  Once dismissed as a remnant of ’60s counterculture, and eventually banned as a Schedule I drug, psilocybin—the naturally-occurring psychedelic compound found in certain species of mushrooms, thus earning them the sobriquet “magic mushrooms”—has in recent years been ushered to […]