Is Pierre Poilievre Wrong about Drug Decriminalization?

Is Conservative Party leadership hopeful Pierre Poilievre wrong about drug decriminalization? On May 31, 2022, he tweeted, “Decriminalizing deadly drug use is the opposite of compassionate. Those struggling with addiction need treatment & recovery. Drug dealers need strong policing & tough sentences.” Ben Perrin, UBC law professor and author of Overdose: Heartbreak and Hope in Canada’s […]

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Opium Policies and Information in Modern Canada – June 2022

Is funding a “safe” injection site a good idea from a public policy standpoint? Why is it so hard to find hard data or the official opium numbers? Has the opening of the safe injection site helped in any measurable way? What is driving the increase in opium overdoses since the liberals took over?  If […]

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B.C. Decriminalizes Drugs… But Why?

A federal exemption has allowed British Columbia (B.C.) to decriminalize drugs. Adults in British Columbia will be able to possess small amounts of substances. Things like opioids, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA. Because drug prohibition is Ottawa’s responsibility, there had to be an exemption for British Columbia. B.C. is the first and only province to receive […]

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British Columbia to decriminalize drugs

In British Columbia, outside of Vancouver, it will be illegal to possess LSD. For three years after January 31, 2023, though, possessing up to 2.5gs of a few other drugs will no longer be an offence in the Canadian province. An exemption has been granted in British Columbia that will decriminalize certain drugs including opiates, […]

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Elon Musk On Psychedelics and Big Pharma

Elon Musk is challenging the establishment again as he tweets about psychedelics and big pharma. He tweeted that an antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is not safe and should be pulled off the market. He then touted the benefits of psychedelics in alleviating mental health problems. Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion in April and is committed to […]

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How to Prepare for a Psychedelic Trip

If you’re new to psychedelics, tripping for the first time can seem intimidating, even scary. If you are intentional about the experience and take the time to adequately prepare for the psychedelic trip, you can help mitigate the nervousness you’re experiencing and be prepared if it gets overwhelming.  If you’ve started researching psychedelics already, you […]

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Setting Intentions for a Psychedelic Trip

People often talk about setting intentions for a psychedelic trip, but what does setting intentions mean? Why do people set intentions, and how do they support a psychedelic experience?  Broadly, setting intentions is the practice of taking the time to think about the psychedelic experience you’re hoping for before engaging in the practice. The goal […]

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Can LSD be kept green on its clinical path?

A glorious bike ride can be found floating on the front pages of LSD’s history. Underneath the immediate front page is the context of wartime experiments, and chemical and psychological weapons. As judgement surrounding LSD finally evolves back into peaceful experimentations, should we steer the hallucinogen down a green path towards its clinical future? Psychedelics […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Bicycle Day

On April 19, 1943, a Swiss chemist Albert Hoffman decided to take a trip unlike any other. Bicycle Day Genesis Albert Hoffman, a chemist working in Switzerland, ingested 250 micrograms of LSD. He was so disoriented by the effects that in order to get home, he rode his bicycle and experienced one of the most […]

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How first-ever FDA compliant cGMP MDMA production can save a forest

Reporters frequently document the smuggling of sassafras trees out of Southeast Asian jungles; lumber has been seen occasionally packed out in the back of family sedans. One reason includes MDMA production which partially depends on safrole oil. But the trees used to produce the chemical are not sustainable. Saving a forest is one reason to […]

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