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POLITICS/NEWS: Here is the latest news on the politics, latest Developments and inhuman treatments of drug users.

From Psilocybin To MDMA: Researchers Are In The Throes Of A Psychedelic Revival

A flurry of research is looking past the stigmas on psychedelics to investigate whether some perception-altering compounds might be useful in the treatment of depression, PTSD, anxiety and even addiction.

Psilocybin, more commonly known known as magic mushrooms are seen in a grow room at the Procare farm in Hazerswoude, central Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

NEW YORK — Research into mind-and perception-altering drugs flourished in the 1950s, then floundered amid an atmosphere of demonization and illegalization in the following decades, particularly under the Nixon and Reagan administrations.

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Calling all mystics: Clergy psychedelic study aims to awaken spiritual experiences

(RNS) Researchers investigating beneficial new uses for psychedelic drugs have set their sights on what may seem an unlikely group of volunteer subjects — your local priest, minister or rabbi.

Scientists at New York University and Johns Hopkins University have already shown positive results in an expanding program where psychotherapists have used psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” to treat depression and acute anxiety in cancer patients.… Read the rest

Scientists Put Shamanic Medicine Under The Microscope

In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease.

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Ten years ago, Mark Pischea, then a 42-year-old political consultant and father of five from Williamston, Michigan, was rushed to the hospital with severe stomach pain.

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The UK Government Murdered Alan Turing

By me FRANK

Murdered by the British Goverment
Murdered by the British Government

Alan Turning was the founder of computer science, mathematician, code breaker as well as being a gay man.  One of his greatest achievement`s was during World war 2, where he helped break the enigma code, an encryption system used by the Germans to communicate in secrecy to other German military positions.… Read the rest

Apparently, psychedelic shroom experiences are the key to quitting smoking

BY: TYLER FYFE

Coffee breaks, car rides, drinks with friends—all have become high-wires forcing participation in a game of mental acrobatics. I’m sitting at my desk chewing on the back of a plastic pen. My co-worker has a sickening smirk plastered across his heartless face as he dangles a cigarette in front of me like a carrot as he walks to the elevator.

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Interviews with People Who Just Smoked DMT

by John Barclay

Dimethyltryptamine is so hot right now. Ever since Enter the Void and DMT: The Spirit Molecule showed up on Netflix Instant, kids have been going gaga over this technology from another dimension.

An extremely effective, naturally occurring psychedelic compound that’s simultaneously spiritual and more fun than bumper boats, DMT is perhaps most famous for its instant and intense visuals.… Read the rest