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Posted inDrugs

Cannabis and psychedelics initiatives win big at the ballot box 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cannabis news outlet Marijuana Moment tracked six statewide cannabis and drug policy reform initiatives on the 2022 midterm election ballots, in addition to a number of local measures in states across the country.  Cannabis legalization expands to 21 states According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 21 states and the District of Columbia have legalized […]

Posted inTaboo

What’s the future for legalizing psychedelics?

Reading Time: 6 minutes OnlySky · What's the future for legalizing psychedelics | Becky Garrison As Michael Pollan reported in his Netflix documentary How to Change Your Mind, psychedelics have been viewed as part of the turn-on, tune-in, drop-out culture popularized by the likes of Timothy Leary, Ken Kesey, and other merry pranksters of the ‘60s, at least in […]

Posted inDrugs

Everything is connected: My experience with psilocybin mushrooms

Reading Time: 6 minutes OnlySky · My experience with psilocybin mushrooms On July 12th, Netflix dropped the documentary series How to Change Your Mind based on Michael Pollan’s bestselling book of the same name. Shelby Hartman, co-founder of DoubleBlind Magazine, a publication dedicated to psychedelics, reflected on the significance of Pollan’s work.  Major outlets like the New York Times […]

Posted inDrugs

Magic mushroom therapy could be saving lives, but taboo stands in the way

Reading Time: 3 minutes An abundance of ongoing research regarding psychedelics, including psilocybin or ‘magic mushrooms,’ supports their strong potential to assist in altering maladaptive behaviors from cigarette smoking and substance disorders to depression and stress-related disorders such as PTSD. Especially interesting is its potential regarding alcohol and substance abuse. Since mental health treatment for these taboo behaviors has […]

Posted inReligion

Only God Can: Pre-Review Warmup!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Today, we’re reviewing a 2017 Christian movie called Only God Can. It’s the annoying heartwarming story of a bunch of middle-aged Christian women living in one of the most privileged countries in the world as they try to find a solution to the Problem of Evil. To get through this experience, we’ll be drinking. A little. Join me here for some pre-review observations, and then please feel free to head down to the comments as we watch together!

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