The Efficacy of CBD: What the Research Shows us so far
In honor of National CBD month this January, we are examining the research on CBD that shows just why it may replace some existing medications.
International Jewish Cannabis Association Highlights Sacred Intersection of Cannabis and Judaism
International Jewish Cannabis Association
Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.
From recreational cannabis to CBD, what’s legal in the U.K.? Photo by ShutterstockProfessional. Since Neolithic times, cultures in Asia have raised the cannabis plant for its physical and pharmacological qualities. The plant gradually found its way to Europe, Africa, and the Americas. In Britain, the oldest evidence of cannabis dates back to the 10th century York, according to Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany. Discovered in a well, seeds are associated with a Viking settlement that was located there at the time. Because of its strong, natural fibers, people have grown the cannabis (hemp) plant in…
The Future of Medicine: Psilocybin, MDMA and Cannabis Treatments
Researchers have used illicit substances like psilocybin, MDMA and cannabis in studies for decades to test their effectiveness in treating psychiatric disorders. Now, those studies are laying the groundwork for clinical trials that enable researchers to find new, effective treatments. What is Psilocybin? Psilocybin is a natural hallucinogenic substance in mushrooms. This substance is a member of the psychoactive drug family. Psychoactive drugs are those that change a consumer’s perception, mood, and cognitive process when ingested. There are many different types of “magic mushrooms,” all of which resemble ordinary mushrooms. Consumers can eat the…
Taking a Trip With a Psychedelic Treatment Subject Through His Experience
John Saul enrolled in a MAPS MDMA-assisted psychotherapy experience to regain control over his life. He has made the most of it since.
Psilocybin and its Overlap With Cannabis use
There is a significant overlap between psilocybin and cannabis users. Photo credit: Cannabis_Pics. Efforts to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in “magic mushrooms,” are gaining traction throughout the U.S. Psilocybin, exactly like cannabis, is a Schedule I controlled substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act. But despite the government’s disapproval, studies show that psilocybin can be an effective tool in treating anxiety, depression, and others from a family of psychiatric and substance use disorders. Surprisingly, over the last few years, a bunch of U.S. cities managed to decriminalize psilocybin. They made it…