Opinion

MORE Act Envisions Federal Decriminalization for Cannabis and Beyond

With strong support in Congress, the passage of the MORE Act would expand treatment and economic opportunities while protecting cannabis users from losing public benefits and risking deportation.

What You Need To Know About Testing Your Drugs

As all unregulated market substances are prone to misrepresentation and adulteration, it’s important that those who consume substances learn how to check their drugs.

2020’s Most Groundbreaking Developments in Psychedelics

From landmark decriminalization measures to pathbreaking scientific research to the explosion of digital psychedelic culture, Lucid News shares 12 of the past year’s most impactful developments in psychedelics.

Why I Started a Psychedelic Law Firm

Lawyers can bring psychedelic values into the lawyering process, leveraging our skills to foster collaboration, communication and healing.

San Francisco Psychedelic Society Reflects the Needs of Its Community

The local chapter of a global movement offers a model for education and integration support for what many people say is the most meaningful and often strangest experience of their lives.

Breonna Taylor Is Dead Because of the Racist War on Drugs

Had it not been for the war on drugs which sustains the increasing use of no-knock warrants, Breonna Taylor would be alive today.

Ride the Wrecking Ball: Psychedelic Survival Tips for the Already Gone

The past isn’t what it used to be. The future is hard to imagine because the past has been disturbed so intensely. The present moment is all there is.

Bill Wilson, LSD and the Secret Psychedelic History of Alcoholics Anonymous

Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, was a firm believer in the ability of LSD to free some hardcore alcoholics from their addiction.

Set and Setting for Society’s 21st Century Trip

One of the lessons that could be drawn from the story of mid-twentieth-century psychedelic history is that the psychedelic experience is not a given. It is always crucially shaped by the set and setting of the culture and the society in which it is embedded.

The Systemic Culture Problems of the Psychedelics Industry

Psychedelic industry conferences have been overwhelmingly white and male, reflecting deeper issues within a psychedelic field that is male-dominated, increasingly corporatized, and white supremacist.