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Ann Arbor Becomes Latest City To Decriminalize “Magic” Mushrooms and Other Natural Psychedelics

Posted by on September 23, 2020 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Ann Arbor Becomes Latest City To Decriminalize “Magic” Mushrooms and Other Natural Psychedelics

The city of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has effectively decriminalized psilocybin or “magic” mushrooms along with other natural psychedelics. #magicmushrooms

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Expert Issues Warning: Decriminalization of Psychedelics is Not What You Think It Is

Expert Issues Warning: Decriminalization of Psychedelics is Not What You Think It Is

A few states and cities in America have bypassed federal law and created legislation to decriminalize possession and usage of psychedelics including mushrooms and ayahuasca. The term ‘decriminalization’ is misleading, and in the muddled world of state vs. federal drug laws, it turns out it is far more dangerous than people realize. #magichmushrooms #psychedelics

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For the First Time, Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Allowed to Use Magic Mushrooms to Treat Depression

Posted by on August 7, 2020 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
For the First Time, Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Allowed to Use Magic Mushrooms to Treat Depression

The government of Canada has granted permission to four terminally ill cancer patients to receive psilocybin therapy to treat their anxiety about dying — marking the first time that a legal exemption has been given in Canada for patients to access psychedelic substances for treatment. #magicmushrooms

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Oregon to Vote on Legalizing Psychedelic Mushrooms, Creating ‘Psilocybin Therapy’ System

Posted by on July 6, 2020 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Oregon to Vote on Legalizing Psychedelic Mushrooms, Creating ‘Psilocybin Therapy’ System

Oregon is taking concrete steps toward becoming the first state to end the prohibition of psilocybin or “magic” mushrooms. #magicmushrooms

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10 Wide-Ranging Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

Posted by on June 26, 2020 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
10 Wide-Ranging Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

Filled with numerous nutrients, chemicals, antioxidants, and vitamins our bodies thrive on, one would not consider a little thing like the mushroom could possess such health power. #mushrooms

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Clinical Trials Reveal Magic Mushrooms Can Lift Severe Depression

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 1 Comment
Clinical Trials Reveal Magic Mushrooms Can Lift Severe Depression

Despite having been used for healing for thousands of years, psilocybin mushrooms were only discovered by modern science in the late 1950s. According to London scientists, recent studies to assess the therapeutic potential of psilocybin for a number of conditions — including anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, smoking and alcohol dependence — have yielded promising results.

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After Legalizing Weed, Colorado Now Taking Steps To Legalize Magic Mushrooms

Posted by on March 11, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
After Legalizing Weed, Colorado Now Taking Steps To Legalize Magic Mushrooms

Paving the way for legalization of magic mushrooms in Colorado is a group called Denver for Psilocybin and they may soon have the go-ahead to get mushroom legalization on the ballot.

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California May Become First State to Legalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’

Posted by on November 8, 2017 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
California May Become First State to Legalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’

Last week, the California state government gave organizers the green light to begin collecting the 365,000 petition signatures required for the initiative to be placed on a future ballot. The initiative, which was filed with the state attorney general’s office back in August, would make the sale and use of psilocybin mushrooms legal for adults, 21 and over, all across the state.

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Psilocybin Appears To “Reset” Brain Activity of Depressed Patients – Stunning Results

Posted by on October 17, 2017 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Psilocybin Appears To “Reset” Brain Activity of Depressed Patients – Stunning Results

After depressed participants in a study were given two doses of psilocybin (10 mg and 25 mg), with the second dose a week after the first – their brains showed pronounced, decreased blood flow to the areas of the brain implicated in depression. Researchers also found increased stability on parts of the brain related to depression – and these effects lasted up to five weeks.

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65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms – It Changes Her Life Forever

Posted by on March 8, 2016 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 8 Comments
65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms – It Changes Her Life Forever

Estalyn Walcoff had severe anxiety from her diagnosis with an unspecified aggressive form of cancer five years ago until her experience with this drug changed her forever, successfully easing her anxiety about cancer.

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61 Year-Old Woman Tries Shrooms for the First Time (On Video!) & Claims It Changed Her In This Way

61 Year-Old Woman Tries Shrooms for the First Time (On Video!) & Claims It Changed Her In This Way

In this short documentary a 61 year old woman tries mushrooms. In an attempt to get the “Spiritual Experience” she’s after.

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Prehistoric High Times: Early Humans Used Magic Mushrooms, Opium

Posted by on February 3, 2015 in Archaeology, Sci-Tech with 3 Comments
Prehistoric High Times: Early Humans Used Magic Mushrooms, Opium

Prehistoric High Times: Opium, “magic” mushrooms and other psychoactive substances have been used since prehistoric times all over the world, according to a new review of archaeological findings. The evidence shows that people have been consuming psychoactive substances for centuries, or even millennia, in many regions of the world, said Elisa Guerra-Doce, an associate professor of prehistory at the University of Valladolid in Spain, who wrote the review.

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Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 5 Comments
Magic Mushrooms Create a Hyperconnected Brain

Magic mushrooms can create vivid hallucinations of strange and fantastical things, such as abstract geometric shapes.

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Johns Hopkins: ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Help Longtime Addicts Quit Smoking

Posted by on September 11, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 1 Comment
Johns Hopkins: ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Help Longtime Addicts Quit Smoking

Johns Hopkins researchers report that a small number of longtime smokers who had failed many attempts to drop the habit did so after a carefully controlled and monitored use of psilocybin, the active hallucinogenic agent in so-called “magic mushrooms,” in the context of a cognitive behavioral therapy treatment program.

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A Brief History of Psychedelic Psychiatry

A Brief History of Psychedelic Psychiatry

In the 1950s, a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.

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