The Northern California city follows Denver in decriminalizing psilocybin.
Denver will be the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use or possession of psilocybin by people 21 and older.
If the initiative passes, Denver would become the first U.S. city to legalize psilocybin.
There's more to these little fungi than a trippy concert experience.
A leading psychedelic researcher explains what's really behind the trend.
At a moment of catching her breath, Anne Waldman wrote in the first book of The Iovis Trilogy (2011) that transformation is a matter of altering molecular rhythm.
A new review of studies finds that LSD, psilocybin and MDMA hold potential for treating mental illness.
While the study doesn't offer an answer as to why the use of psychedelics was correlated with reduced psychological distress
"We find that the psychedelic state is associated with a less constrained and more intercommunicative mode of brain function
Psychedelic-assisted therapy has not only proven effective in alleviating terminally ill patients' anxiety, but has also yielded promising results in treating a variety of intractable psychological conditions over the years.
According to Brown University, psilocybin "is chemically related to LSD" and can cause frightening hallucinations in some
Together, this has meant he has so far been unable to find a company able to make and supply the drug for his trial, he said
Fifty years after Tom Wolfe documented that epic LSD trip on a bus called "Further," a new breed of scientists is attempting once again to put Schedule I drugs into words (peer-reviewed ones, thankfully). The rigorous and careful exploration of these substances points to four key benefits.