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Psychedelics As a Healing Tool - Here Is the Current Research

By Sarah Bon

Though we have a basic understanding of their processes, finding out what  those changes are and what they mean to cognition and behavior is still in early stages of research.  MORE  

Study Finds Link Between Hallucinogens and Prison Recidivism

By Paul Gaita

Researchers have found that prisoners with so-called hallucinogen use disorder were far less likely to return to jail than convicts using marijuana, alcohol, and cocaine. MORE  

Were Cavemen Getting High on Psychedelics?

By Victoria Kim

Researchers suggest prehistoric cave paintings were painted under the influence of drugs. 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  

LSD Turns 70 Today

By Bryan Le

Since its accidental discovery in 1943, the psychedelic drug has made quite a mark. MORE  

Tripping in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

An inmate tells The Fix about the pros and cons of doing acid behind bars. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

New Jersey votes on new law to curb drug OD deaths, men are increasingly diagnosed with eating disorders, and Casey Pachall is back in the game after rehab. MORE  

Does Banning Psychedelics Hinder Science?

By Ariel Nagi

Prohibition of psychedelic drugs is blocking vital medical advances, claims a high-profile neuroscientist. MORE  

PCP, Quaaludes, Mescaline. What Became of Yesterday's "It" Drugs?

By Adam K. Raymond

Once decried as threats to our civilization, they're now all but forgotten. How did they fall under the radar? MORE  

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