(Andy Corbley) In another study on the use of psychedelic compounds as medicine, two doses of psilocybin—the compound that gives “magic mushrooms” their magic—was found to significantly reduce major depressive symptoms in adults when it was combined with assisted psychotherapy.
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(Neil Gaur) Santa Cruz, California has voted to decriminalize all Entheogenic Plants and Fungi which includes Ayahuasca, Peyote, Magic Psilocybin Mushrooms, Ibogaine and many more, on Tuesday January 28th, 2020. This initiative was brought to the city council in November of 2019. They are the second city in the US to decriminalize all Entheogenic plants, after Oakland and the third to decriminalize Magic Mushrooms, which includes Denver, Colorado.
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(Nikki Harper) It has long been known that psilocybin, found in ‘magic mushrooms’, can create feelings of a connection to the collective consciousness, and a dissolution of the self – often in experiences which prove positively life-changing for the participants . Now new research has for the first time examined the effect of adding mindfulness meditation to the psilocybin experience, and the results may offer hope for eventual therapeutic treatment of depression and anxiety.
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(John Vibes) Pharmaceutical companies and other private entities have been making significant investments into psychedelic therapies, especially psilocybin, the active ingredient in many of the most popular “magic mushrooms.”
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(Jake Anderson) Scientists now know how to produce a high-quality, low-cost, industrial-scale strain of psilocybin.
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(Thomas Anderson) We just ran the first ever pre-registered scientific study on the microdosing of psychedelics and found some very promising results.
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(Matt Agorist) Nearly seven years ago, Colorado citizens—tired of the war on drugs and wise to the near-limitless benefits of cannabis—made US history by voting to legalize recreational marijuana. Now, this state has once again placed themselves on the right side of history as they voted this week to decriminalize magic mushrooms. However, depending on where you get your news from, you may have heard the opposite.
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(Marco Torres) Unlike with alcohol or nicotine, pharmacological options are not available to individuals addicted to cocaine. However, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham believe the tool to help individuals treat their addiction may very well exist in nature.
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