Videos

Should Law Enforcement Use Ketamine to Sedate People?

Dr. Carl Spitzer, an emergency physician and ketamine therapist, discusses how ketamine is used as a sedative, whether law enforcement should administer it, and why ketamine therapists have spoken out against the fatal use of ketamine to sedate Elijah McClain.

Why Dr. Bronner’s is Donating $10 Million to MAPS for MDMA Research

David Bronner talks about his company’s 10 year financial commitment to the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, the importance of supporting MAPS’ nonprofit approach to MDMA research, Dr. Bronner’s “Heal Soul” campaign, and more.

What Kind of Psychedelic Use Is Protected by the Law?

In lieu of the recent bust of Zide Door Church of Entheogenic Plants, Lucid News talks to lawyer Dan Peterson about what kind of psychedelic use is protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.

What Local Mushroom Decrim Means to the Feds: Interview with Lawyer David Holland

As cities and states begin decriminalizing magic mushrooms and other psychedelics, are users protected from arrest by the DEA or federal law enforcement? The legal director of Empire State NORML untangles this complex issue.

How LSD Can Help Treat Autism, with Aaron Orsini

In this video interview, Orsini describes how he used LSD to help treat his own autism, and what he’s doing to increase awareness for psychedelic-assisted approaches to treating autism.

How the Drug War Fuels Police Brutality

Drug Policy Alliance’s Ifetayo Harvey talks about how the war on drugs fuels police brutality, and why antiracism is everyone’s responsibility.

Lucid News Podcast – #1 Julie Holland

The psychiatrist and psychedelics expert Julie Holland discusses why human connection is important for both physical wellbeing and for the body politic in her new book, Good Chemistry, in this raw, unedited conversation.

Our Country Is in Fight or Flight, Says Psychiatrist Julie Holland

The psychiatrist and psychedelics expert Julie Holland discusses why human connection is important for both physical wellbeing and for the body politic in her new book, Good Chemistry.

North Star Announces Ethical Pledge for Era of Psychedelic Business

It’s time for the psychedelic community to set high standards, say the cofounders in this exclusive video interview.

Denver Marks First Year of Magic Mushroom Decriminalization

Psilocybin mushroom decrim has been a great success, says Decriminalize Denver’s Kevin Matthews in this exclusive video interview.