In 2012, the desire to be larger than life was overwhelming John Saul. The pressure and stress were taking a huge toll. Saul owned a yacht brokerage in Sausalito, California until the stress became untenable and snapped his immune system. He was then diagnosed with Scleroderma, also known as Systemic Sclerosis. This life-threatening auto-immune disease makes his body … [Read more...] about Taking a Trip With a Psychedelic Treatment Subject Through His Experience
MDMA’s Effect on Arousal: Does it Really Make Users Horny?
MDMA, also referred to as molly or ecstasy, is known to enhance feelings of intimacy and connectedness. Can it also enhance arousal? Photo credit: luckakcul. MDMA, aka ecstasy or molly, is often used as a euphoric party drug. It makes users want to dance uncontrollably, feel and touch everything and anything, hug and embrace friends — and possibly strangers — and … [Read more...] about MDMA’s Effect on Arousal: Does it Really Make Users Horny?
Investigating MDMA’s use Against Depression
Use of MDMA pills for studies. Photo credit: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Researchers are finding more evidence that MDMA may treat some of the world’s most common conditions, including depression and anxiety disorders. MDMA is currently a schedule I drug, meaning it has a high potential for abuse and no medical use. However, that … [Read more...] about Investigating MDMA’s use Against Depression
The Psychedelics Movement Could be Hitting Your State or City Soon
Several states are aiming to decriminalize or legalize psychedelics. Photo credit: By Simol1407. Magic mushrooms, MDMA and other psychedelics have states taking steps towards decriminalization and legalization for various benefits. Legislators are following suit of Oregon’s Measure 109, a ballot measure that voters passed in 2020 allowing citizens statewide to have … [Read more...] about The Psychedelics Movement Could be Hitting Your State or City Soon
The Dime: 1/21/2022
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Louisiana Senate Candidate Lights up Senate Race On January 18th, Gary Chambers — a democrat who's running for Senate in Louisiana — released a … [Read more...] about The Dime: 1/21/2022