Category Archives: Psilocybin

La microdosis de DMT puede ayudar a tratar la ansiedad y la depresión

La idea de la microdosificación de drogas psicodélicas ha existido durante mucho tiempo. Pero gracias a las tendencias entre las startups tecnológicas de alto rendimiento y los profesionales creativos, los investigadores están analizando el posible potencial terapéutico de la microdosificación. Al igual que con otras sustancias ilícitas, hay más evidencia anecdótica sobre la efectividad de…

FDA Accelerates Psilocybin Research For Major Depressive Disorder

The Food and Drug Administration has designated psilocybin mushrooms as a “Breakthrough Therapy” for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), a move that will accelerate research and review of new medications developed with the hallucinogenic compound. The Breakthrough Therapy classification is designed to speed up the development and approval of new drugs. The new Breakthrough Therapy designation […]

Is Chicago’s History of Corruption Concerning for Psilocybin Reform?

Psilocybin (“magic mushrooms”) is believed to provide therapeutic relief to several possible medical conditions. Like cannabis, an uptick of lab results offered additional insights into what many have claimed anecdotally for years.  In recent years, researchers concluded that a single dose of psilocybin can produce “substantial and enduring decreases” in depression and anxiety levels in […]

University In Houston Testing Psilocybin For Treatment-Resistant Depression

On the heels of its decriminalization in a handful of US cities, psilocybin is being explored by the scientific establishment for evidence of therapeutic effectiveness. Researchers at the University of Texas Science Health Center in Houston (UTHealth) have announced that they are studying psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression. The study is inspired by past scientific investigations […]

Researchers At Miami University Produce Psilocybin From E. coli Bacteria

Forget going through the trouble of growing mushrooms. Researchers at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio have figured out a way to mass produce psilocybin using bacteria. And they say they’re yielding quantities of the therapeutic compound that would otherwise require some serious square footage, not to mention many months, to yield from mushrooms. But this […]

Johns Hopkins Launches Center For Psychedelic And Consciousness Research

One of the United States’ most respected medical institutions has announced that it will be sinking its teeth into the field of psychedelics research. Johns Hopkins University will form the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, funded by $17 million in donations from private sources. It may well be the largest research facility in the […]

Oakland, California Decriminalizes Psilocybin, Other Plant-Based Psychedelics

California voters declined to join the psychedelic revolution when a mushroom decriminalization initiative failed to appear on statewide ballots in 2018. But a city that has long been a leader in the state when it comes to natural drug access has officially brought California into the world of legal mushrooms. On Tuesday, Oakland’s City Council […]

Denver Votes in Favor of Psilocybin Decriminalization

A Denver initiative to decriminalize the use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms was narrowly passed by voters on Tuesday, according to results posted by the city. Preliminary reports had shown that the measure, I-301, had failed, but updated numbers released on Wednesday showed that it passed with 50.56 percent of the vote. A margin of […]