Is the preference for natural over synthetic drugs ubiquitous? Photo credit: Envato. There is a common error in reasoning called the naturalistic fallacy. It occurs when one conflates what is natural with what is good. The issue is that oftentimes, the one deploying this argument determines exactly what natural means. One bigoted example is the homophobic argument … [Read more...] about Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?
Therapy facilities like Sunstone Therapies in Potomac, Maryland, have started administering psilocybin to patients in medical settings. Although Sunstone is less than a year old, Chris Baer — the chief experience officer — said the research they collect is vital in de-scheduling psilocybin. The clinic opened in 2020 with a mission to “support the safe administration … [Read more...] about Two Maryland Therapy Centers Show Psilocybin’s Effects in Action
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 … [Read more...] about The Future of Medicine: Psilocybin, MDMA and Cannabis Treatments
Emerald Media interviews Shelby Hartman, co-founder of psychedelic media company, DoubleBlind Magazine. Hartman joins us from L.A. where she discusses the first time she tried mushrooms, "the mystical experience," and research on psilocybin for mental health. … [Read more...] about Emerald speaks with DoubleBlind Magazine