Scientists are recommending MDMA for treating mental health after lockdown

Mind Medicine Australia is advocating for the use of MDMA and psilocybin, which is found in magic mushrooms, to treat people struggling with mental health issues after lockdown. Read this next: New research shows MDMA can be comedown-free The registered charity, which supports scientific research into psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, has called …

Santa Cruz unanimously votes for decriminalization of magic mushrooms

Santa Cruz, California is known to be a liberal hippie haven intertwined with social activism. Yesterday, the community voted to decriminalize magic mushrooms in the city, following the example set by both Denver, Colorado and Oakland, California last year. Read this next: Scientists research mass production of magic mushrooms for …

Bugged Out! is celebrating its 25th birthday at The Warehouse Project

Bugged Out! has collaborated with The Warehouse Project to celebrate its 25th anniversary at Depot, Manchester. Read this next: Denis Sulta escaped depression to live out his DJ dreams Taking place across two nights, Denis Sulta (pictured) will go back-to-back with Mella Dee all night long on March 13, while …

FDA Grants Psilocybin Second Ever Designation As Breakthrough Therapy Drug

This time last year, the FDA was designating psilocybin as a breakthrough therapy for depression for the very first time. “It really does represent a significant development in the whole history psychedelic research,” said Charles Grob at the time, psychiatry and behavioral sciences pressor at University California, Los Angeles. Now, the FDA …

Johns Hopkins Is Investing $17 Million Into MDMA & Psychadelic Research

Johns Hopkins is getting involved with the vast and swiftly growing field  psychedelic research. The prestigious university is throwing down $17 million from a group private donors on its Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. It’s the first its kind the United States and the largest in the world — intended to …

Avicii’s Father Dissects His Son’s Mental Health Issues In Hour-Long CBS Special

Avicii‘s father continues to open up about his son’s mental health and hopes to make a change. This Wednesday, CBS is dedicating most its morning programming to a special on mental health — “Stop the Stigma: A Conversation About Mental Health.” During which, Avicii’s father Klas Bergling discusses his son’s own struggle with …

Scientists research mass production of magic mushrooms for the first time

According to a new study in the Metabolic Engineering journal, scientists have found a way to mass produce psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms. Read this next: Magic mushrooms could help treat depression Andrew Jones, an assistant professor at the University of Miami, and his team of undergraduates are …

Kanye West and Kid Cudi are making a 'Kids See Ghosts' sequel

Following Kid Cudi and Kanye West’s debut collaborative album ‘Kids See Ghosts’, released in the summer of 2018, it has been revealed that a follow up album could be coming soon. In a recent interview with Complex, Kid Cudi opened up about working with Kanye West. He also expressed that …

Clinical study using MDMA to treat alcoholism yields promising results

Back in April of this year, Imperial College London began clinical trials for the treatment of alcoholism through the use of MDMA-assisted therapy. The small study conducted on four willing participants who suffered from alcoholism took place over eight weeks. Each participated in weekly hour-long therapy sessions as well as …

Lindsey Stirling Releases "The Upside" & "Underground" From Forthcoming Fifth Studio Album

Lindsey Stirling is preparing to release her fifth studio album, Artemis, due out September 6. Leading up to the release, she’s dropped two singles, “The Upside” and “Underground.” The two tracks represent vastly different sides Stirling’s still evolving style, the first engaging more with the pumped up electronic, progressive sound and …

Imports of ketamine into the Netherlands up to 800 kilograms from 2.6kg in two years

It seems like those living in the Netherlands have a taste for ketamine. Authorities seized 800 kilograms of ketamine going into the Netherlands in 2018, a massive rise from the 2.6kg in 2016. NOS, the Dutch broadcaster, released data demonstrating the massive increase of imports of ket into the country. …

Malta’s District announces star-studded summer line-up

District Malta has announced a star-studded line-up for the summer. Patrick Topping, Denis Sulta (pictured), Mella Dee, Cinthie, Brame & Hamo and Alex Virgo are among the international acts playing District’s Friday residency at the all-new Treehaus in UNO Village, which begins on June 28. District, now in its sixth …

Another Major US City Just Decriminalized Mushrooms, Following Denver's Lead

First Denver, now Oakland. The city council in Oakland this week unanimously voted to decriminalize hallucinogenic fungi, otherwise known as “magic mushrooms” or “shrooms,” the active chemical in which is psilocybin. Pursuing leads related to magic mushrooms is hardly an effective use police time, advocates the resolution believe it will allow law …

Oakland is the second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed …

Oakland becomes second US City to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Following close behind Denver’s monumental decision in May, Oakland is now the second city in the US to vote to decriminalize psilocybin and all other “natural” sources of psychedelics. Oakland’s City Council’s public safety committee held its first public hearing on the resolution on May 28, and the measure passed …

LSD could help people overcome alcohol dependency

A new study suggests that taking psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms could help overcome alcohol dependency. A survey was sent to 343 people who had experienced problems with alcohol before they took psychedelics. The results revealed that many of the participants had dramatically decreased the number of drinks …

​Denver becomes first US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms

Denver, a city famous for blazing the trail for marijuana’s legalization in municipalities and states all over the nation, has become the first US city to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms. The advocacy group Decriminalize Denver submitted petitions to Denver’s Election Division back in January in order to get a measure on …

Alison Wonderland Gets The Weekend Started Early with New Single "Peace" [MUST LISTEN]

Alison Wonderland has never been shy about sharing her inner demons, talking about her depression, or discussing mental illness with her followers. It’s this openness, in part, that engenders such deep devotion from her fans. Her new song out today, “Peace,” speaks directly to the inner demons within all us …

Alligators got ketamine and headphones to check dinosaur listening to

An experiment performed by two scientists injected 40 American alligators with ketamine and set each up with a set of headphones to be able to acquire a greater understanding of their dinosaur ancestors’ auditory techniques. A paper revealed in The Journal of Neuroscience by the experiment’s lead biologists – Lutz …

Alligators given ketamine and headphones to check dinosaur listening to

An experiment carried out by two scientists injected 40 American alligators with ketamine and set every one up with a set of headphones with a purpose to achieve a greater understanding of their dinosaur ancestors’ auditory methods. A paper revealed in The Journal of Neuroscience by the experiment’s lead biologists …

London membership The Cause is throwing a fundraiser in honour of Keith Flint

London membership The Cause is internet hosting a fundraiser occasion in honour of the late Keith Flint. It emerged on Monday morning that The Prodigy frontman had died, with Liam Howlett later confirming that he had taken his personal life. The Cause’s occasion on March 16 will elevate consciousness for …

Denver activists work to decriminalize magic mushrooms

An advocacy group within the metropolis of Denver, Colorado has collected over 9,000 signatures and submitted petitions to Denver’s Election Division in an effort to get a measure on the poll in May that will decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms within the metropolis. The elections division has the following 25 days to …

Slushii Drastically Shifts His Sound For Sophomore Album 'DREAM'

Slushii has been conserving his head down, working onerous to convey us his sophomore album DREAM — and it’s lastly right here. Instead the same old bubbly future bass and dubstep, the producer takes a drastic shift along with his artistry, with glimmering reflections his acquainted sound over largely somber …

Watch a brand new quick movie exploring the British deaf rave scene

This week TCO London launched a brand new authentic movie centred round Britain’s deaf rave scene. The four-minute quick was directed by London-based filmmaker Coral Brown, and shines a light-weight on Troi Lee and his pioneering occasion Deaf Rave. Hackney-based deaf DJ Lee based Deaf Rave in 2003, and over …

MDMA serving to with PTSD and Autism

MDMA is now used as scientific checks in USA to deal with sufferers with post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD).  MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies), primarily based in Santa Cruz, launched a research practically 136 sufferers with PTSD. Studies have additionally been carried out by British scientists Mitul Mehta, a neuroscientist at …