Don’t Call It A Comeback: The Hallucinogenic Trip That Never Ended

An article in The New Yorker discusses hallucinogens and how different cultures and different people react to hallucinogens (LSD, mushrooms, peyote, mescaline, etc.). “Psychedelic lore is littered with cautionary tales. But it remains to be seen whether reports of hallucinogen persisting perception disorder—quite literally, the persistence of hallucinogen-induced perceptions—should count among them. Hallucinogens are enjoying something […]

Marijuana May Be One Cure For Social Exclusion

New research suggests that marijuana may provide more than just giggles and a big appetite; it may actually be a positive step towards diminishing social exclusion and curing loneliness. “Marijuana has been used to treat physical pain,” reports a research team led by University of Kentucky psychologist Timothy Deckman, “and the current findings suggest it may […]