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Here's Bryan Lewis Saunders on hash.

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day, and he ended up with brain damage

In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.

Congress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industry

The new US Farm Bill legalizes hemp, a plant almost identical to marijuana and a prime source of the highly touted wellness ingredient CBD.

Oregon is closer than ever to becoming the first state to legalize ‘magic’ mushrooms

Oregon could be the first state to legalize psychedelic mushrooms. The secretary of state has approved language for a ballot initiative in 2020.

The 5 most addictive substances on the planet, ranked

To compare addictive drugs, scientists averaged 3 factors: physical harm, dependency or addiction, and social harm. Here are the top in the dependency category.
The testing kit from uBiome.

I tried a test that let me peek inside my microbiome, the ‘forgotten organ’ that scientists say is the future of medicine — and what...

I tried a gut-microbiome test kit from uBiome, hoping to learn more about the trillions of organisms in my digestive tract. I came away surprised.

A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,0...

Once dismissed as a "party drug," ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression.
Amanda Bynes at the premiere of "She's the Man" in 2006.

Amanda Bynes ‘went into a deep depression’ because she disliked how she looked as a boy in ‘She’s the Man’

In the 2006 movie, the actress plays a teenage girl impersonating her twin brother.

A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that’s used to treat addiction — but some have called it a ‘dangerous o...

Government regulators are expected to soon rule on the legality of a controversial drug called kratom, a representative at the DEA told Business Insider.
Alyssa Noceda.

A woman was sexually assaulted as she lay dying, and her abuser was sentenced to less than three years

Brian Varela has been sentenced to less than three years in prison, which Alyssa Noceda's family called "a slap on the wrist."
Brooke, one of the undercover inmates on "60 Days In."

7 law-abiding citizens went undercover for 2 months at an Arizona jail — and learned the disturbing reality of life behind bars

"Being in jail is a nightmare. It is just hell," one of the undercover inmates on season five of "60 Days In" told Business Insider.