Leaders of Two Major Drug Initiatives Explain What Just Happened in Oregon

Oregon Measures 109 and 110 broke new ground in drug reform by legalizing psilocybin for therapeutic use and decriminalizing all drugs. The chief petitioners behind these bills, Tom and Sheri Eckert and Anthony Johnson, discuss their federal and local impact.

Episode 3: Dr. Kwasi Adusei

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Dr. Kwasi Adusei shares how he realized what a blessing a “bad trip” can be.

Episode 2: Dr. Janae Devika

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche we are joined by Dr. Janae Devika, whose unlikely encounter with psychedelics helped her heal from (as well as uncover the repressed origins of) a life threatening illness that kept her in and out of the hospital most of her life.

Episode 1: Troy Dayton

In this episode of Adventures of the Psyche, Troy Dayton shares his personal and profound experiences with ayahuasca and how this medicine helped him shift a life long panic disorder.

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 Manage Autistic Sensory Issues

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.