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'Magic Mushrooms' Show High Success Rate for Smoking Cessation

By Victoria Kim

Though a small study, researchers found that taking psilocybin can have a positive effect on quitting smoking. MORE  

Compound In Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Help Treat Alcoholism

By McCarton Ackerman

Numerous studies in recent years have shown psychedelics to be effective, even transformative. MORE  

Man on Shrooms Severs Own Manhood

By Bryan Le

An Ohio man's horrifying mushroom trip is sure to scar him—and everyone who reads about it. MORE  

Hallucinogens in Addiction Treatment: The Trippy New Era

By Kelly Bourdet

LSD, ecstasy and magic mushrooms are helping people face death, cope with trauma and quit booze and smokes. Can these drugs revolutionize addiction treatment, or is it all just tangerine trees and marmalade skies? MORE  

State Park Visitors Busted for Shroom and Alligator Theft

By Bryan Le

Looting magic mushrooms and a two-foot live gator from a Florida park lands five nature hikers in jail. MORE  

Can Magic Mushrooms Help Cancer Patients?

By Sarah Beller

Researchers claim hallucinogenic "shrooms" may ease the psychological side effects. MORE  

Magic Mushrooms May Hold Depression Key

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists find that the active ingredient in 'shrooms affects the brain in a similar way to anti-depressants. MORE  

Happy Days for 'Shroom Heads

By Jeff Forester

"Openness," one of the Big Five personality traits, is boosted long-term by magic mushrooms, say scientists. MORE  

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