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Jon Stewart ‘Would Love’ to Try Microdosing Psychedelics

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The comedian publicly expresses interest in the mental health treatment trend the same day as Paul Stamets' massive microdosing study results were published.

How Dr. Monnica Williams Created Canada’s First Psychedelic Master’s Degree Program: ‘Nobody Took Me Seriously’

After two long years of preparing documents and presenting to various committees, the program is in its final stages, and the University of Ottawa will soon begin accepting applications for the fall semester.

Jada Pinkett Smith Tackles Exclusion of People of Color From Psychedelic Research on ‘Red Table Talk’

“We know nothing scientific about psychedelics and people of color and how appropriate our treatments are for people in those communities," says psychedelic researcher Dr. Monnica Wiliams.
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American Overdose Deaths Reach Record High During COVID Pandemic—And New Study Shows Psychedelics Can Help

“After adjusting for a range of potential confounders, psychedelic use remained independently associated with a significantly reduced odds of subsequent daily opioid use,” researchers say.
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DEA Quadruples Psilocybin Manufacturing for Research in Final 2021 Production Quotas

Drug Enforcement Agency also hugely boosts MDMA and DMT quotas “in response to the nationwide public interest in hallucinogenic controlled substances research.”
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TRIPP Wants You to ‘Be Here Now,’ With or Without Ram Dass

Psychedelic Spotlight trips with Ram Dass at the 50th anniversary celebration of the spiritual teacher's iconic book.
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Are We Being Exposed to Psychedelics More Than Ever Before? Survey Says…It’s Complicated

A study of American newspaper mentions of psychedelics doesn't stack up to what leaders in the industry are observing in the media landscape at large.
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Psychedelic Users Experienced Less Psychological Stress During COVID-19 Lockdowns, Study Finds

Researchers found stress further reduced for the participants that use psychedelic drugs at least once every six months.
Driver's Licenses to Trip on Psychedelics by 2035? Rick Doblin Maps Out the Future of 'Spiritualized Humanity'MAPS / Shutterstock.com

Driver’s Licenses to Trip on Psychedelics by 2035? Rick Doblin Maps Out the Future of ‘Spiritualized Humanity’

The MAPS founder, who will speak at psychedelic conference Wonderland Miami next month, predicts clinics that administer the medicines will become licensing bodies for personal use.
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Psychedelics Help Heal Childhood Trauma, Study Finds

Researchers find that there were significantly lower levels of complex trauma symptoms and feelings of internalized shame in study participants that had used psychedelics therapeutically.