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Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.

There's been a resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs' potential to treat conditions like depression. Research is beginning to yield new treatments.
The former boxer said he hallucinated and saw Aztec symbols, dead people, and his own life, flash before his eyes.

Mike Tyson smoked a drug derived from toad venom. Here’s what to know about the psychedelic that he says makes you feel like ‘you die and ...

A new GQ profile about former boxer Mike Tyson asserts that after he smoked the psychedelic drug 5-MeO-DMT, his personality changed.
Oakland could become the second US city after Denver, Colorado, to decriminalize certain psychedelic drugs.

A major San Francisco Bay Area city just decriminalized magic mushrooms and ayahuasca

Oakland, California, is the second US city after Denver, Colorado, to decriminalize psychedelic drugs like magic mushrooms and ayahuasca.
Regulators at the FDA will hold a meeting in April on CBD.

Wall Street thinks CBD could be a $16 billion industry by 2025. Here’s what the cannabis compound does to your brain and body.

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in marijuana that's not linked with a high. Here's what we know about its mental and physical effects.
Cannabis could help older people with many ailments, from sleep problems to arthritis.

Baby boomers once demonized marijuana, but now they’re swearing by it as a miracle cure

People who are over 50 have found that cannabis can soothe the symptoms of arthritis, Parkinson's, and the effects of a stroke.
Rory Stewart MP.

A politician battling to become the UK’s new prime minister admitted to smoking opium

Rory Stewart MP told The Telegraph the opium "had no effect" on him when he smoked it at a wedding, "because I was walking 25-30 miles a day."
The testing kit from uBiome.

I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a ‘forgotten organ.’ Here’s what I learned.

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.
Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shamanic pouch in a cave in southwestern Bolivia.

Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shaman’s pouch in the Andes. It contained multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine.

In a cave high in the Bolivian highlands, archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shamanic pouch filled with cocaine and other hallucinogenic drugs.

Denver just became the first city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what they do to your body and mind.

Mushroom's active ingredient is a drug called psilocybin, which has the potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression.

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry

The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down.