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 […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes On October 6, US President Joe Biden announced a pardon for all current citizens and lawful residents of the US convicted for the simple possession of marijuana. This pardon restores “full political, civil, and other rights” to some 6,500 individuals convicted between 1992 and 2021 under federal or District of Columbia law. It does not […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve learned a thing or two about addiction since AA’s Big Blue Book was published in 1939. Giving yourself over to a ‘higher power’ and avoiding the subject of your addiction forever is not the only way toward recovery.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes One night in 1840, six men sat in a pub and decided to create an institution based on the radical idea that the best way to save somebody from alcoholism was to offer them regular support and guidance without denigrating their humanity or threatening them with the wrath of the all-mighty. It was a revolution […]
Reading Time: 17 minutes We’re kicking off our review of the 2017 Christian movie Only God Can. In this movie, a bunch of really privileged women discover that they actually needed self-induced religious euphoria Jesus all along and all that Problem of Evil stuff is just silly. Get your intoxicants of choice lined up!
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!
Reading Time: 9 minutes A bunch of Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) folks have changed their opinion about one of the biggest markers of their denomination! Well, sort of.