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Researchers Investigate Psychedelic Mushrooms For Cocaine Addiction

Researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham are currently enrolling participants for a trial investigating psilocybin, the active compound in psychedelic mushrooms, for cocaine addiction. Psilocybin has already shown promise in treating alcoholism and cigarette addiction in small, clinical trials at University of New Mexico, Johns Hopkins University, and New York University. Unlike with alcohol…

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Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Vermont

On Sunday (July 1), Vermont officially became the ninth state with legal recreational marijuana. The state’s legislature passed the legalization bill in January, which allows adults over 21 to carry up to an ounce of cannabis in public. It also permits people to grow up to two mature plants and four immature plants at home.…

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How the Stigma Against Cannabis Led to a Hemp Production Ban in America

Hemp’s roots run deep throughout American history, but that history is often overlooked. Not only was hemp production allowed during our country’s foundational years, but the first American settlers were legally required to grow it. There was even a four-year shortage in the newly-formed state of Virginia where citizens could earn a prison sentence for failure…

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