Image by: ckstockphoto. Recent research suggests that cannabis-assisted psychotherapy can lead to mental health breakthroughs. Psychotherapy, in general, is a practice that incorporates talking to a professional about mental health and emotional well-being, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Similar to psychedelic-assisted therapy, the practice combines … [Read more...] about Cannabis-Assisted Psychotherapy – a Stepping Stone to Healing?
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
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 … [Read more...] about Psilocybin and its Overlap With Cannabis use
Despite overwhelming support, the VA still does not recommend cannabis use for vets. Photo credit: Bumble Dee. There are more than 19 million veterans in America, according to PEW Research. Nearly 13% of these veterans experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a 2017 study in the PLoS One journal. However, some find that a third of all veterans … [Read more...] about 13 Veteran-Owned Cannabis Companies and Organizations to Support Right Now
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. DEA Expands Opportunities to Grow Weed for Research The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) seems to be back tracking their decades-long stance on … [Read more...] about The Dime: 5/28/2021