Psychedelics

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Liberty cap: the surprising tale of how Europe’s magic mushroom got its name

It traces a path back through the political revolutions of the early modern period, via the murder of the tyrant Julius Caesar, to a conical cap worn by Rome’s former slaves

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Success of psychedelic ballot measures in U.S. brings hope for drug reform in Canada

Voters in Oregon and the District of Columbia supported initiatives around psychedelic substances

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Research Roundup: small study shows psilocybin effective in treating depression

Also: Israeli researchers say cannabis can be a safe and effective treatment for chronic pain

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Psych album of the week: Funkadelic’s Maggot Brain (1971)

The album’s trippy production touches include heavily treated percussion, extended Hendrix-style, fuzz drenched, wah-guitar solos, and strange atonal vocalizations

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Cary Grant biography details screen legend’s psychedelic-therapy journey

Off-screen, the iconic star was often in turmoil. In the late 1950s he turned to psychedelic therapy in search of relief

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Havn Life Sciences chief psychedelic officer marries love of plants with desire to help

Dr. Ivan Casselman says he has been setting himself up to work in the psychedelic industry for quite some time.

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