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hallucinogens

Drug policy
Scientists recommend reclassifying drug in 'magic' mushrooms
Published Sept 26, 2018
Psilocybin safety and abuse research shows that the drug has low potential for abuse and dependence, researchers say
Behavioral biology
Crash course in the nature of mind
Published Fall 2017
Roland Griffiths' psilocybin experiments have produced striking evidence for therapeutic uses of hallucinogens / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Hallucinogens
Bad trips, revisited
Published Jan 4, 2017
Study explores the enduring positive, negative consequences of ingesting 'magic mushrooms'
Hallucinogen eases depression, anxiety in cancer patients
Published Dec 1, 2016
In small study, psilocybin, the active compound in 'magic mushrooms,' increased life satisfaction among patients with life-threatening cancer / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Shroom study
Quit smoking with 'magic'?
Published Sept 11, 2014
Hallucinogen in mushrooms helps longtime smokers quit in JHU trial / Hopkins Medicine